Headache and Migraine Resources for Primary Care Providers

A headache is one of the most common complaints of children and adolescents. And for children too young to tell you where they hurt, fussiness, crankiness and trouble sleeping may be the only signs of head pain. Many parents have questions about the best treatment for headaches in children and adolescents – and when their child needs to see a specialist. As their pediatrician, you’re their optimal source for the best resources and advice to address their concerns. 

The resources provided below, developed by Nationwide Children's Hospital’s neurologists, help to answer your questions about headaches and referrals to a pediatric neurologist, as well as provide a quick guide to migraine medications.