Cluster headache and migraine are distinct primary headache disorders that are associated with substantial pain and disability.
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Geoffrey Littlejohn, MD, provides a clinical perspective on the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia and the role of neurogenic inflammation in the disease process.
Early intervention in the case of respiratory compromise in patients with multiple sclerosis has the potential to prevent infection and maintain pulmonary function.
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Men with low serum vitamin D levels had significantly increased odds of headache compared with those who had normal levels.
Infection with the flu or receiving the flu vaccine during pregnancy was not linked to autism in offspring.
Mitochondrial metabolism is one of the pathways affected in chronic fatigue syndrome.
A patient with a baseline pain score of 60 on a scale of 0 to 100 would be expected to have a pain score of 45 after a non-acupuncture intervention; 35 after a sham acupuncture intervention; and 30 after true acupuncture.
A 30% or greater decline in mean monthly moderate-to-severe headache days was met by 45.3 % (n=24) of patients treated with occipital nerve stimulation.
Investigators found that the intensity of neuropathic pain in those with SCI was negatively correlated with motor cortical remapping.
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