What should I tell the doctor about headaches and my family's medical history?
By Terry Mason
Some headache types tend to run in families. So an accurate and complete family medical history can often reveal causes for your headache. Be sure you discuss any family history of headaches or substance-abuse problems with your doctor. You may not know some important facts about your family's medical history, so ask a close relative to help you gather the information you need.
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