Many people who have migraines have already been diagnosed, but what if you’re experiencing headache symptoms that are more severe or longer lasting than any you’ve experienced before? The good news is that Altus Emergency Center can diagnose and treat your symptoms so you can get relief faster than trying to suffer through the pain alone.
Headaches come in many varieties beyond migraines – such as tension, cluster or sinus headaches. The pain you experience may vary from mild to severe, and the location of the pain may vary from your temples to your forehead or even to the back of your neck. But what sets migraines apart from tension, cluster, or sinus headaches? They are most often accompanied by one or more of the following concurrent symptoms:
If you’re experiencing a headache with one or more of the above symptoms, Altus Emergency Center is here to help. We’re open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. There’s no need for an appointment to get the relief you need.
Often, diagnosing a migraine headache requires lab testing or imaging. Because Altus Emergency Center has a state-of-the-art imaging department and a laboratory on-site in Lake Jackson, you can rest assured that your diagnosis will be made as quickly as possible – even if it’s not normal business hours. Once your diagnosis has been made, our board-certified radiologists and staff will communicate to your primary care physician our findings to continue any required follow-up for migraine treatment in Lake Jackson. We know that time is one of the most important commodities when you’re in pain, and we’re committed to providing you with a diagnosis and treatment option that will help stop your headache or migraine pain as quickly as possible.