Medication Overuse Headache
Medication overuse headache (MOH) is a chronic daily headache and a secondary disorder in which acute medications used excessively causes headache in a headache-prone patient.
It is usually is diagnosed after failure of headache relief with episodes with multiple painkillers, i.e., triptans and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
If you feel you have this condition, please talk to your physician about it and potentially discontinuing your medication per their guidelines.
If you want a natural optional, feel free to seek out our services for joint mobilization to the upper cervical spine joints, dry needling to the soft tissue and muscles of the neck and face, and potentially need sensorimotor and vestibular training in addition to strengthening the neck muscles.
We provide pain relief for headaches, TMJ and other facial pain at our convenient location in Wake Forest, North Carolina.