Rebound Headaches Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

What Are Rebound Headaches?

Also known as medication overuse headache (MOH), rebound headache usually occurs when analgesics are taken frequently to relieve headaches.

Rebound headaches frequently occur daily, can be very painful and are a common cause of chronic daily headache.

They typically occur in patients with an underlying headache disorder such as migraine or tension-type headache.

Causes Of Rebound Headaches:

Rebound headaches are known to occur with frequent use of many different medications, which may include:

Symptoms Of Rebound Headaches

Common symptoms include:

Diagnosis Of Rebound Headaches:

The diagnosis of rebound headache usually is based on a history of chronic headache and frequent use of medication. Testing usually isn’t necessary.

Treatmnet Of Rebound Headaches:

The following treatment options are available:

  1. A tricyclic antidepressant such as:
  1. An anticonvulsant such as:
  1. A beta blocker such as:
  1. A calcium channel blocker, such as :

By : Natural Health News

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