Migraine And Headache

Acute Oxygen Therapy for Cluster Headahce Not Prohibitively Expensive

Acute Oxygen Therapy for Cluster Headahce Not Prohibitively Expensive

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The current costs of medical grade oxygen for treating cluster headache are not "prohibitively expensive."

Non-Invasive Magnetic Device Approved by FDA for Migraine Tx

Non-Invasive Magnetic Device Approved by FDA for Migraine Tx

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The FDA's clearance was based on review of the post-marketing ESPOUSE Study that included 132 patients with migraine.

Trends in Complimentary and Integrative Medicine for Migraine Management

Trends in Complimentary and Integrative Medicine for Migraine Management

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Several CIM methods bring value and their integration into a headache management plan in the clinical setting empowers patients' healing process.

Opioids as Migraine Treatment Grossly Overused

Opioids as Migraine Treatment Grossly Overused

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There are nearly as many migraine patients receiving opioids as there are patients receiving level A abortive medications.

Using Perceived Stress to Predict Episodic Migraine Attacks

Using Perceived Stress to Predict Episodic Migraine Attacks

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Future predictive models may need to include other migraine risk factors to enhance predictive accuracy.

CSF Pressure Not Directly Linked to Headache in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

CSF Pressure Not Directly Linked to Headache in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

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The study group concluded that the current recommendation for CSF pressure reduction therapy to relieve headaches attributed to IIH should be removed from the International Classification of Headache Disorders 3b criteria.

Cognitive Decline Associated With Depression, Sleep Quality in Migraineurs

Cognitive Decline Associated With Depression, Sleep Quality in Migraineurs

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Depression, anxiety, and poor sleep quality are associated with subjective cognitive decline in patients with migraine.

Higher Altitude Tied to Increased Migraine Prevalence, Symptoms

Higher Altitude Tied to Increased Migraine Prevalence, Symptoms

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The migraines were not likely associated with acute altitude syndrome, as the participants were conditioned to living in the low-oxygen environment.

Preemptive Acetaminophen Administration May Reduce Headache After Electroconvulsive Therapy

Preemptive Acetaminophen Administration May Reduce Headache After Electroconvulsive Therapy

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Pretreatment with acetaminophen reduced the incidence and severity of headaches associated with electroconvulsive therapy.

Pediatric Episodic Syndromes Associated With Migraine: Expert Q&A (Part II)

Pediatric Episodic Syndromes Associated With Migraine: Expert Q&A (Part II)

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Nearly 10% of pediatric patients with migraine also experience various episodic syndromes. Drs Amy Gelfand and Diana Lebron weigh in on what to look for to help you achieve the right diagnosis.

Multidisciplinary Treatment Teams for Chronic Headache: Tips for Getting Started

Multidisciplinary Treatment Teams for Chronic Headache: Tips for Getting Started

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Multidisciplinary treatment may consist of psychological support and physical or occupational therapy along with the medical care provided by the referring physician.

Migraine Drug Lasmiditan Effective in Phase 3 Study

Migraine Drug Lasmiditan Effective in Phase 3 Study

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There were positive results from a phase 3 trial (SPARTAN) of the first-in-class drug lasmiditan for the acute treatment of 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.

Complimentary Medicine for Migraine: Is it Being Utilized?

Complimentary Medicine for Migraine: Is it Being Utilized?

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In the US, the use of complementary and alternative medicine specifically for treating migraine and headaches is relatively low.

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.

Identifying Early Triggers, Symptoms of Vestibular Migraine

Identifying Early Triggers, Symptoms of Vestibular Migraine

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Vestibular migraine often goes unrecognized particularly in the absence of headache.

Pediatric Episodic Syndromes Associated With Migraine: Knowing What to Look For (Part I)

Pediatric Episodic Syndromes Associated With Migraine: Knowing What to Look For (Part I)

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Nearly 10% of pediatric patients with migraine also experience various episodic syndromes involving gastrointestinal pain, vomiting, or vertigo.

Minimum Headache Duration Prompting Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Workup

Minimum Headache Duration Prompting Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Workup

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Subarachnoid hemorrhage must be ruled out in patients with acute onset of severe headache.

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.

Vestibular Rehabilitation Effective Treatment for Vestibular Migraine

Vestibular Rehabilitation Effective Treatment for Vestibular Migraine

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Headache, dizziness, and psychological factors in patients with vestibular migraine were alleviated by vestibular rehabilitation.

Vasodilator May Be Key to Studying Migraine

Vasodilator May Be Key to Studying Migraine

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Cilostazol triggers attacks like migraines, and it may be useful for inducing migraine in the future.

Association of Migraine and PTSD In Pregnant Women

Association of Migraine and PTSD In Pregnant Women

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The findings suggest the importance of screening for posttraumatic stress disorder in this population.

Headache Frequency Linked to Daytime Sleepiness

Headache Frequency Linked to Daytime Sleepiness

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Excessive daytime sleepiness and headache frequency were found to be linked, however there was no link between EDS and migraine or CTTH.

Case Study: Headache, Confusion, and Seizures in Patient With SLE

Case Study: Headache, Confusion, and Seizures in Patient With SLE

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Woman with SLE complains of headache, confusion, and mild somnolence to the emergency department.

First CGRP Migraine Treatment Under FDA Review

First CGRP Migraine Treatment Under FDA Review

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Clinical studies comparing Aimovig and placebo showed a decrease in the number of migraine-affected days, disability, and acute medication use.

Migraine Relieved With Deactivation of Trigger Sites

Migraine Relieved With Deactivation of Trigger Sites

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Patients whose surgery was deemed successful also reported resolution of triggers such as loud noise and fatigue.

gammaCore Cluster Headache Treatment Device Now Available

gammaCore Cluster Headache Treatment Device Now Available

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Patients can receive the gammaCore device by participating in the gammaCore Patient Registry program.

Why Modern Architecture May Be Giving You a Headache

Why Modern Architecture May Be Giving You a Headache

Doctors suggest that urban landscapes may be a cause for headaches.

Evaluating Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity During Migraine Headache

Evaluating Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity During Migraine Headache

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Although decreased blood flow velocity correlates with arterial dilatation, studies using transcranial Doppler ultrasound to evaluate intracranial vasodilatation during migraine report conflicting results.

Allodynia Common in Pediatric Migraine

Allodynia Common in Pediatric Migraine

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Symptoms associated with central sensitization are common in children and adolescents with migraine.

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