Your GP can prescribe oral medication, analgesics, anti inflammatories or muscle relaxants, to relieve your pain. This will ease your symptoms, but you need to address the cause of your headache to prevent recurrence, be it postural, hormonal or dietary. Medication helps you cope while you sort out the main cause. Think of it as crutches to lighten the load while you heal. Long term use of medication has side effects, therefor you should manage it responsibly.
Injections can be done to decrease the intensity of pain for migraine sufferers.
Chiropractors can address skeletal contributing factors and offer adjustments to optimize alignment.
Optometrists evaluate sight and eye health and can prescribe spectacles if necessary. Less strain on your eyes may relieve your headache.
Dentists can recommend and fit a bite plate to decrease grinding of your teeth at night.
Dietitians and nutritionists can help you eliminate foods that are contributing to your pain. Bloodsugar that is poorly regulated may also influence your pain. They are experts in their field.
Psychologist evaluation and treatment may be beneficial if your mood is greatly influenced by your headache. If necessary for prescription medication they can refer you to a Psychiatrist.
Neurologist consultation may be necessary to eliminate any malignancy from the brain or nerves.
Physician referral may be necessary if the cause if your headache is not found. Blood tests and imaging may reveal other pathology.