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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MIGRAINE PAIN AND OUR PSYCHOLOGY?
Noting that migraine is not a pain of a direct psychiatric origin, Psychiatric Specialist Prof. Dr. ”Although it is not of psychiatric origin, it can lead to psychiatric problems over time,” he said. Prof. Dr. he said psychiatric medications can reduce migraine attacks.
June is referred to as ‘Migraine and Headache Awareness Month’. iHealth member and Trabzon JCI hospital clinic Psychiatric Specialist Prof. Dr. he made an assessment about migraines and headaches in a statement due to migraine and headache awareness month.
Which doctor should be consulted for a headache?
Noting that headaches can be for many reasons, Prof. Dr. “It would be appropriate for neurology to make the differential diagnosis of headache. Because many headaches are within the limits of neurology,” he said.
Headaches can also be caused by psychiatric causes
Stating that headaches can also be caused by psychiatric problems, Prof. Dr. “Tension-type headache, as the name implies, occurs as a result of mental tension. Dissociative disorders can also usually begin with attacks of headache. Almost every psychiatric illness can also have a decadal headache,”he said. Decadal headaches can also occur in almost any psychiatric illness.
Headache can be treated with TMU
Referring to the methods used in the treatment of headaches, Prof. Dr. he stated:
“Headaches can be treated with medications, as well as with the TMU (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) method. Headaches associated with some other diseases, on the other hand, disappear with the treatment of another disease. For example, if there is a headache due to sinusitis, this may disappear with sinusitis treatment.”
Psychiatric medications can also lead to headaches
Psychiatric Specialist Prof. he noted that all kinds of psychiatric diseases can cause headaches due to tension, noting that sometimes psychiatric medications can also cause headaches.
Migraine is not a pain of psychiatric origin
Noting that migraine is not a pain of a direct psychiatric origin, Psychiatric Specialist Prof. Dr. “Although it is not of psychiatric origin, it can lead to psychiatric problems over time. The interesting thing is that psychiatric drugs reduce migraine attacks. Patients who are being treated for another reason notice this very well,” he said.
Psychiatric Specialist Prof. Dr. he said it would be appropriate for migraine sufferers to contact psychiatry if they are not benefiting from the treatments.