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Cogniphobia in Migraine: The Fear and Avoidance of Thinking

Cogniphobia in Migraine: The Fear and Avoidance of Thinking

Future research should focus on whether cogniphobia can be a modifiable factor in the treatment of patients with migraine.

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

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

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

Elevated Copeptin Levels in Acute Headache May Signify More Serious Etiology

Elevated Copeptin Levels in Acute Headache May Signify More Serious Etiology

Although it requires further validation, copeptin may serve as a novel biomarker to help rule out serious secondary headache.

Migraine Linked to Ischemic Stroke Via Cervical Artery Dissection

Migraine Linked to Ischemic Stroke Via Cervical Artery Dissection

Up to 20% of stroke cases in young adults occur in those with cervical artery dissection, the leading cause of stroke in this population.

Pediatric Migraine Relief With Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block

Pediatric Migraine Relief With Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block

Improvements in migraine pain were reported in as little as 10 minutes after the nerve block.

Comorbidities Have a Significant Impact on Chronic Migraine Health Care Costs

Comorbidities Have a Significant Impact on Chronic Migraine Health Care Costs

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

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

Acupuncture for Migraine: Is It Effective?

Acupuncture for Migraine: Is It Effective?

A significant decrease in migraine frequency was observed, but it is not clear how large a role placebo effect plays in treatment response.

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.

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