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Cartersville Medical Center

Screening for Headaches

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

There are currently no screening guidelines for headaches.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Rimas Lukas, MD
  • Review Date: 12/2014 -
  • Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
  • Headache—frequently asked questions. National Headache Foundation website. Available at: . Accessed November 7, 2012.

  • NINDS headache information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: . Updated September 2012. Accessed November 7, 2012.

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