Migraine And Headache
Doctors suggest that urban landscapes may be a cause for headaches.
Although decreased blood flow velocity correlates with arterial dilatation, studies using transcranial Doppler ultrasound to evaluate intracranial vasodilatation during migraine report conflicting results.
Symptoms associated with central sensitization are common in children and adolescents with migraine.
A growing body of research indicates a number of shared features between chronic migraine and temporomandibular disorders.
Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for nonacute headache patients, researchers say.
While post-traumatic headache (PTH) often resolves within 3 months, a substantial number of patients experience chronic PTH.
This is the first study to evaluate the association between rs4343 polymorphism and susceptibility to migraine.
Anxiety in children and adolescents with migraine without aura may be amplified by attachment insecurity.
In chronic migraine and medication overuse, those who frequently relapse into overuse after withdrawal have a worse clinical and psychological profile than patients who relapse less frequently.
Intracranial atherosclerosis was lower in patients with migraine compared with those without migraine.
In a group undergoing either blepharoplasty or ptosis repair, patients who underwent ptosis repair saw greater improvement in headache symptoms.
The difference in response in the ropivicaine and saline groups was insignificant, suggesting a placebo effect.
There is up to a 4-fold increase in risk in people with a first-degree relative affected by migraines, and twin studies have demonstrated heritability of approximately 42%.
The extent of patients' pain showed significant associations with age and burden of the headache.
During headache, patients with chronic migraine had greater activity in the right anterior hypothalamic region than patients with episodic or no migraine.
As many as 80% of patients with migraine experience photophobia, which can occur during or between attacks.
In patients with migraine, structural and functional changes occur in brain regions that are not directly involved in processing pain signals.
Serum 25(OH) D levels were significantly lower in patients with chronic tension-type headache compared with in control patients.
The device is applied to the neck and transmits a mild electrical stimulation to the vagus nerve.
Fetal growth restriction is characterized by a birthweight below the tenth percentile, according to gender and gestational age.
Several mechanisms involving trigeminovascular activation are often proposed in the literature as mechanisms underlying nonhemorrhagic headache in patients with AVM.
Treatment with the monoclonal antibody erenumab reduced the number of monthly migraine days experienced in patients with episodic migraine.
Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with a high incidence of chronic pain; what role headache plays in that relationship is not well known.
Dr Pamela Rist, of Harvard Medical School, discusses her research in women with migraine and hypertension at the 2017 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. Scroll to below the video for a full text transcript of Dr Rist's interview.
Women with a history of migraine are at increased risk for developing hypertension.
Participants who were considered obese or under weight faced a greater risk of migraine.
The study found a strong link between chronic migraine and psychological symptoms and beliefs that contribute to disability.
Avoidance can lead to headache disability by reducing pain thresholds and preventing pain habituation.
The characteristics of migraine may change throughout a woman's reproductive stages, and may require different treatment strategies.
Qudexy XR is already approved for use as initial monotherapy and adjunctive therapy to treat certain types of seizures.
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