Chronic Migraine

Benefits of Adjunctive Acupressure for Chronic Migraine Examined

Benefits of Adjunctive Acupressure for Chronic Migraine Examined

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Acupressure is not a beneficial adjunctive therapy to sodium valproate for the treatment of chronic migraine with aura.

Targeted, Reduced Number of OnabotulinumtoxinA Injections Effective for Chronic Migraine

Targeted, Reduced Number of OnabotulinumtoxinA Injections Effective for Chronic Migraine

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More targeted injection sites may improve efficacy and the overall patient experience in chronic migraine.

High Compliance, Satisfaction With OnabotulinumtoxinA for Migraine

High Compliance, Satisfaction With OnabotulinumtoxinA for Migraine

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The majority of centers follow protocols for administration of onabotulinumtoxinA.

Symptomatic Connection Between Chronic Migraine, Temporomandibular Disorder

Symptomatic Connection Between Chronic Migraine, Temporomandibular Disorder

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A growing body of research indicates a number of shared features between chronic migraine and temporomandibular disorders.

Chronic Migraine and Medication Overuse: Relapse Outcomes

Chronic Migraine and Medication Overuse: Relapse Outcomes

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In chronic migraine and medication overuse, those who frequently relapse into overuse after withdrawal have a worse clinical and psychological profile than patients who relapse less frequently.

Hypothalamus May Play a Central Role in Chronic Migraine

Hypothalamus May Play a Central Role in Chronic Migraine

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During headache, patients with chronic migraine had greater activity in the right anterior hypothalamic region than patients with episodic or no migraine.

Psychological Factors May Be Treatment Target in Chronic Migraine

Psychological Factors May Be Treatment Target in Chronic Migraine

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The study found a strong link between chronic migraine and psychological symptoms and beliefs that contribute to disability.

Self-Controlled Electric Stimulation a Good Alternative to Drug Therapy for Migraine

Self-Controlled Electric Stimulation a Good Alternative to Drug Therapy for Migraine

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Remote electrical stimulation appears to have similar efficacy to standard drug treatments, including triptans.

Comorbidities Have a Significant Impact on Chronic Migraine Health Care Costs

Comorbidities Have a Significant Impact on Chronic Migraine Health Care Costs

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Patients with chronic migraine and comorbidities incur nearly 2 times the health care costs incurred by patients with migraine alone.

Treating Pediatric Chronic Migraine With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Amitriptyline

Treating Pediatric Chronic Migraine With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Amitriptyline

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A larger percentage of participants receiving CBT plus amitriptyline reached a 50% reduction in migraine frequency during treatment compared with HE plus amitriptyline.

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Medication Overuse Headache

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Medication Overuse Headache

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Recovery time varies depending on which class of medication the patient is overusing.

Alternative Treatments for Migraine: A Research Update

Alternative Treatments for Migraine: A Research Update

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Acupuncture, neurostimulation, and other alternative treatments have been associated with up to a 50% reduction in headache days.

Long-Term Outcomes of Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Migraine

Long-Term Outcomes of Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Migraine

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A 30% or greater decline in mean monthly moderate-to-severe headache days was met by 45.3 % (n=24) of patients treated with occipital nerve stimulation.

Telemedicine Effective for the Diagnosis, Treatment of Chronic Headache

Telemedicine Effective for the Diagnosis, Treatment of Chronic Headache

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Patients in both groups were satisfied with their care.

Botox Helps Reduce Migraine Severity

Botox Helps Reduce Migraine Severity

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Previous analysis showed that treatment reduced chronic migraine frequency.

Chronic Migraine Treatment Cuts Headache Days Early On

Chronic Migraine Treatment Cuts Headache Days Early On

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Participants experienced a reduction in headache days as soon as 3 days post-treatment.

Updated Treatment Guidelines for the Use of Botulinum Toxin in Spasticity, Headache

Updated Treatment Guidelines for the Use of Botulinum Toxin in Spasticity, Headache

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Treatment of chronic, but not episodic migraine with botulinum toxin has been added to the treatment guidelines.

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