Linda Peckel

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Headache in Older Adults: Unique Causes and Treatments

Headache in Older Adults: Unique Causes and Treatments

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It is important for clinicians to quickly and accurately determine potential underlying causes and to prescribe treatments that take into account comorbidities and medications that older patients may be taking for them.

The Symbiosis of Headache and Sleep

The Symbiosis of Headache and Sleep

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Clinicians discuss the clinical implications of headache and comorbid sleep disturbances.

Clarifying Cardiovascular Risk in Migraine

Clarifying Cardiovascular Risk in Migraine

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Although the main risks associated with migraine include ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, new evidence suggests that the risks for venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation — but not heart failure or peripheral artery disease — are also higher.

Ethical Considerations in New Coma Research

Ethical Considerations in New Coma Research

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Research on therapies that may rouse a patient in a persistent vegetative state needs to include the ethical considerations of waking a patient in a state of incomplete recovery.

Managing Headache in Pregnancy: Q&A With Matthew Robbins, MD

Managing Headache in Pregnancy: Q&A With Matthew Robbins, MD

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Headache screening should be a routine part of a prenatal visit so that if and when a patient presents with an attack, a suitable plan of action is already established.

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