It is a great chapter in the specialty of Neurology as it is the most common neurological condition that affects everyday life, family and social activities and the quality of life of hundreds of people even at a very young age.
Perhaps it is the oldest neurological disease, as descriptions of symptomatology had been found in texts from antiquity. Unfortunately, it is common this disease to be treated by various medical specialists, who might not always have the expertise to treat cephalalgia.
It is also a fact that a large percentage of patients have never visited a neurologist to seek medical attention. Headache syndromes are varied and a specialist's knowledge is required to make the correct diagnosis and to provide the patient with proper medication.
In regard to headaches in particular, no patient is the same and no one responds in the same way to the treatment, that is why every treatment needs to be personalized.