When used too frequently, some medications can actually contribute to more headache days. Patients leaning on over-the-counter medication, narcotics and other pain-killers could be unknowingly worsening their symptoms. These resources will help physicians identify medication overuse headache, wean patients off ineffective treatments and find more successful treatment options.Download Quick Guide
News & Articles
Research Summary: Treatment Strategies for Medication Overuse Headache
OTC Migraine Treatment: Q&A
Medication Overuse Headache: Q&A With Todd Schwedt, MD, FAHS
Medication Overuse Headache: Q&A with Deborah Friedman, MD, MPH, FAHS
Treating and Preventing Migraine
Are You at Risk for Chronic Migraine? | The American Migraine Foundation
Understanding Migraine Medications | The American Migraine Foundation
Medication Overuse Headache: Q&A with Deborah Friedman
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