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Headache and Arteriovenous Malformations: Strategies for Identification, Treatment

Headache and Arteriovenous Malformations: Strategies for Identification, Treatment

Several mechanisms involving trigeminovascular activation are often proposed in the literature as mechanisms underlying nonhemorrhagic headache in patients with AVM.

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Chronic Tension-Type Headache Pain Linked to Emotional Burden

Chronic Tension-Type Headache Pain Linked to Emotional Burden

The extent of patients' pain showed significant associations with age and burden of the headache.

Hypothalamus May Play a Central Role in Chronic Migraine

Hypothalamus May Play a Central Role in Chronic Migraine

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

Depression, Anxiety More Common in Migraine With Photophobia

Depression, Anxiety More Common in Migraine With Photophobia

As many as 80% of patients with migraine experience photophobia, which can occur during or between attacks.

Migraine Attacks Associated With Reduced Dopamine Levels

Migraine Attacks Associated With Reduced Dopamine Levels

In patients with migraine, structural and functional changes occur in brain regions that are not directly involved in processing pain signals.

Chronic Tension-Type Headache Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency

Chronic Tension-Type Headache Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency

Serum 25(OH) D levels were significantly lower in patients with chronic tension-type headache compared with in control patients.

FDA Approves Device for Cluster Headache Treatment

FDA Approves Device for Cluster Headache Treatment

The device is applied to the neck and transmits a mild electrical stimulation to the vagus nerve.

Migraine Linked to Fetal Growth Restriction in Men

Migraine Linked to Fetal Growth Restriction in Men

Fetal growth restriction is characterized by a birthweight below the tenth percentile, according to gender and gestational age.

History of Migraine Yields Higher Risk for Hypertension in Women

History of Migraine Yields Higher Risk for Hypertension in Women

Women with a history of migraine are at increased risk for developing hypertension.

Migraine May Be Associated With Body Mass Index

Migraine May Be Associated With Body Mass Index

Participants who were considered obese or under weight faced a greater risk of migraine.

Psychological Factors May Be Treatment Target in Chronic Migraine

Psychological Factors May Be Treatment Target in Chronic Migraine

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

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