Headache Diary

Table of Contents

On a large desktop calendar, chart the following:
  • Menses: number of days (i.e. 1-5)
  • Severity: 1 thru 10, 10 being most severe
  • Time of day headache developed, and duration: (i.e. 8am, 4pm)
  • Food: most recent meal, beverage or snacks before the onset of the headache
  • Anxiety/stress level: a good or disturbed night’s sleep
  • Quality of sleep the night before:
  • Weather changes: yes or leave blank
  • Illness: yes with diagnosis or leave blank
  • Medications: “out of the ordinary”