Headaches can be a pain, especially when they become a frequent or even daily occurrence that impacts your child’s regular activities. At the Neurology Headache Clinic at Arkansas Children’s, we use a team-based approach to care and manage headaches and their symptoms.
Also called pseudotumor cerebri or “false brain tumor” this condition involves the spaces around the brain and spinal cord. These areas are filled with cerebrospinal fluid to cushion and nourish the brain and spinal cord.
For more information or to make an appointment with one of our providers, please call 501-364-4000 or fax a request to 501-364-5440.
When you come to the Arkansas Children’s Headache Clinic, please bring:
We work with you and your family to properly diagnose the underlying headache cause and find a treatment that works.
Headache treatments often involve medicines to reduce pain and to stop the headaches from happening. Mild to moderate headaches can often be addressed with
More severe headaches may require medicines used to ease or relieve nausea symptoms associated with the headaches such as anti-emetics, abortive therapies that constrict blood vessels in the brain such as triptans and daily prophylactic medicines which can prevent the headache from occurring.
Headaches can be treated in many ways that do not involve medicines. Some options include:
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