There it is again. That drumming behind the eyes that will soon send you looking for pain relief and a quiet room. This is how many patients feel with the recurrence of their headaches. Since it’s happening frequently and frequently has similar triggers, it could likely be a migraine. There is a variety of headaches that can lead to suffering and disability. While all of them have the same (your head hurts!) result, many of them have different causes and are managed differently. Since more than a few of these headache types are indicative of a serious medical condition, it’s important to learn the differences between them. Read on to learn whether that “migraine” should have you running for aspirin, or to the doctor.

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