Headache & Nausea

Headaches are painful on their own. When paired with nausea and dizziness, they’re debilitating. We help you find the relief you’ve been desperate for — and craft preventative plans for the future.

Headache Nausea

Stop letting headaches and nausea disrupt your routine.

You can’t plan for a headache. When they arrive, it’s usually on short notice. A headache and nausea – or worse, a headache and vomiting – will cause you to cancel plans on the spot.

Whether you’re backing out of happy hour, skipping leg day at the gym or missing a meal with a friend who’s just passing through Chicago, the frustration is unbearable.

Don’t let it keep happening.

At the Chicago Headache Center, we’ve spent the past decade focusing solely on headache relief and headache prevention. We’ve treated more patients than we can count, and we’re confident we can get you back on your feet, too.

We’d love to help you, just like we helped all of these patients:

Powerful treatment solutions that beat over-the-counter meds.

It’s true that some over-the-counter medications can provide temporary relief. Do you really want to spend your life worrying whether you have enough Excedrin left to make it through your work day, though?

If you’re taking over-the-counter medications for headache, nausea and dizziness more than a couple times a month, there’s a good chance you’re suffering from a chronic condition that needs more than just a quick fix like ibuprofen.

Medication is just one solution, and it’s not always the best one. Everyone’s case is different. At the Chicago Headache Center and Research Institute, we offer a wide variety of treatment options beyond medication, including acupuncture, botox injections, biofeedback, physical therapy, vitamins, supplements and more.

We know how to develop the right treatment plan for your specific case.

Pinpoint the cause of your headache and nausea.

Of course, treating the immediate issue is only the beginning. Getting relief in the here and now is important, but what most of our patients truly want to know is how to prevent headache and nausea in the future.

We’ve dealt with literally thousands of cases over the years. The Chicago Headache Center and Research Institute has the expertise needed to determine the source of your pain.

Once we know why this is happening to you, we can shift the focus onto how you can prevent future bouts of headache and vomiting, dizziness, etc.

From nutrition counseling to changes in diets or physical therapy regimens, we can help put your headaches and nausea behind you, so you can get back to living your life.

Dr. Brad Torphy

A passionate expert dedicated to headache relief and prevention.

Dr. Brad Trophy knows how difficult headaches and nausea can be not only on you, but on your entire family and social circle. It’s why he’s dedicated his whole career to helping patients treat their headaches and all the accompanying systems. That dedication made him physician of the year at MacNeal Hospital and led to him co-authoring a book on headache treatment.

For some, this is a profession. For us, it’s a passion.

We can’t wait to help you get back to your life.

Frequently Asked Questions about headache and nausea:

Can headaches be linked to nausea and vomiting?

Absolutely. While many people think of headaches as solely an ailment of your head, they can have whole-body impacts. It’s part of what makes them so debilitating. Headaches and nausea, headaches and vomiting – if you’re experiencing these together, they’re almost certainly linked.

Is it normal for my headaches to cause dizziness?

While not every headache will cause dizziness, it’s a common symptom. We’ve helped many patients whose combination of headaches and dizziness have been too much for them to even get out of bed at times.

My headaches come with nausea, vomiting and dizziness. Do I have a migraine?

It’s quite possible. In fact, nausea is one of the most common symptoms of migraine. If you’re experiencing these symptoms together, it’s time to schedule an evaluation to get to the root of the issue.

Get the help you need for your head and your stomach.

A headache can take you off your feet on its own. Paired with nausea, vomiting and/or dizziness, it’s game over. If you’re relying on over-the-counter meds to get you through the work week, you can be doing more.

Stop nixing your plans when you should be nixing your headache and nausea.

Take your first step: schedule an appointment with the Chicago Headache Center and Research Institute today!

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