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Persistent Asthma May Increase Migraine Risk in Children

Persistent Asthma May Increase Migraine Risk in Children

Persistent asthma was found to be associated with an increased frequency of migraine.

Migraine Linked to Adverse Events in Pregnancy

Migraine Linked to Adverse Events in Pregnancy

Migraine in pregnancy may warrant early referral to a neurologist and more intensive surveillance as a result of increased adverse birth events.

Hormonal Contraceptive Use Linked to Stroke in Migraine With Aura

Hormonal Contraceptive Use Linked to Stroke in Migraine With Aura

The use of combined hormonal contraceptives significantly increases the risk of ischemic stroke in women with migraine with aura but not in women with migraine without aura.

Perioperative Stroke Risk High in Patients With Migraine

Perioperative Stroke Risk High in Patients With Migraine

Migraine affects approximately 20% of the general population and is associated with an increased risk for ischemic stroke.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Pediatric Migraine

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Pediatric Migraine

Cognitive behavioral therapy provides sustained relief from pediatric migraine with few to no adverse effects.

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation May Help Treat, Prevent Cluster Headache

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation May Help Treat, Prevent Cluster Headache

A follow-up study revealed the benefits of sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation for the prevention of cluster headache attacks.

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Migraine in Men

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Migraine in Men

Men with low serum vitamin D levels had significantly increased odds of headache compared with those who had normal levels.

Migraine Relief After Chiropractic Manipulation Likely a Placebo Effect

Migraine Relief After Chiropractic Manipulation Likely a Placebo Effect

While likely a placebo effect, spinal manipulation may be an option for patients with migraine refractory to treatment.

Glucocorticoids May Worsen Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome

Glucocorticoids May Worsen Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome

Glucocorticoids are often prescribed to RCVS patients either due to a misdiagnosis of PACNS, or fear of missing PACNS.

Symptoms of Autonomic Dysfunction in Pediatric Headache

Symptoms of Autonomic Dysfunction in Pediatric Headache

Cold and clammy hands and feet were common among pediatric patients with tension-type headache.

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