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  • Headache varieties


    Headache, in all its varieties is a common symptom that has the potential to seriously affect your quality of life. Dr. Jason Reinhart, DO treats people who’s headaches have increased in severity and regularity resulting in an undesirable impact on their lives.

    Dr. Reinhart is able to help because of his extensive experience in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of headache disorders.  More often than not, when people think of headaches and neurologists, they think of migraine. According to the National Headache Foundation, migraine affects around 30 million Americans so how can such a common affliction be so often under-diagnosed?

    Dr. Reinhart who is a general neurologist, who is able to both diagnose and treat the full spectrum of headache disorders. These include tension type headache, cluster headache, chronic daily headache, cervicogenic headache, and post-traumatic headache. These are just a few of the types of headaches that Dr. Reinhart treats in addition to the two types of migraines.

    Most people have only heard about migraines with aura. An aura, which is often seen as zig-zag lights in the field of vision, usually precede a severe headache, usually one-sided, that is accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to bright lights and loud noises.

    But the other kind is migraine without aura is much more common and widespread. With this type, people experience a headache that is severe, either one sided or all over the head, nausea or vomiting that severely impairs the patient’s ability to go about with daily activities.

    Dr. Reinhart wants you to know that the good news is that treatment is available. His comprehensive approach includes treatment of acute migraine, the prevention of future migraine, and educating patients on the causes and triggers for migraines.

    He understands that seeking treatment for your neurological condition can be stressful so he will do everything possible to make you feel at ease. This compassion extends to his office staff who are kind and courteous every time they connect with patients.

    Feb 03, 2017
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