Keeping a headache journal is a great way to track the location and severity of the pain, the duration of the pain, any medications taken and any possible headache triggers. The information you provide will help your doctor determine the kind of headache you have as well as ways to prevent your headaches or treat them once they occur.
Your headache journal should include:
Reviewed by health care specialists at UCSF Medical Center.
This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or health care provider. We encourage you to discuss with your doctor any questions or concerns you may have.