Department of Neurology

June 8, 2022

What Are Rebound Headaches and How Can You Cope?

Woman with headache

If you’re one of the 1 million people in Washington state who experience headaches, there’s a fair chance you reach for a painkiller at the first sign of throbbing or radiating pain. 

This makes sense: Many pain medications say headache or migraine relief right on the bottle. But most pain medications weren’t specifically designed to treat headaches, and if used more than 10 days per month, they can worsen your headaches or cause a headache disorder to develop into chronic migraines.

To read the full article, featuring UW Neurology’s Dr. Natalie Murinova, please visit the link below: