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Managing Migraine During Pregnancy and Lactation

A particular challenge in this population is the effective management of migraine during pregnancy and lactation while minimizing the risk for harm to the fetus.

Surgical, Nonsurgical Treatments for Chronic Migraine: Evidence and Relevancy

There are many procedural treatments for migraine that are effective and safe, including peripheral nerve blocks, trigger point injections, botulinum toxin injections, and sphenopalatine ganglion ...

Emerging Therapies for Cluster Headache

Recent studies have focused on the role of calcitonin gene-related peptides in cluster headache.

Neuroimaging in Headache Disorders: When Is It Necessary?

The use of neuroimaging as a diagnostic tool remains at the discretion of the clinician, necessitating more research to improve clinical understanding of primary and ...

Migraine Treatment in the ED: Overcoming Our Penchant for Opioids

There is significant evidence that opioids are not the right treatment of choice for migraine in the emergency department.

Persistent Poststroke Headache: Finding Its Place in Stroke Aftercare

The continued observation of this delayed headache syndrome may point to a different pathophysiology from tension-type headache or acute poststroke headache.

Pediatric Migraine: Evidence-Based Alternative Management

Recent high-quality clinical trial evidence has demonstrated that medications commonly prescribed for migraine prevention in pediatric patients were not superior to placebo for reducing headache ...

Pediatric Migraine and Obesity: What We Know and Where We're Going

Data in children do support an association between pediatric obesity and headache disorders in general, but more research is needed to confirm the association specifically ...

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Supine Positioning After Greater Occipital Nerve Block May Improve Outcomes

Supine Positioning After Greater Occipital Nerve Block May Improve Outcomes

After greater occipital nerve block, most patients reported freedom from pain with supine positioning.

Mobile Health Apps for Headache: An Ongoing Search for Clinical Relevancy

Mobile Health Apps for Headache: An Ongoing Search for Clinical Relevancy

The main objection among clinical researchers is that commercially developed products often lack a scientific basis for their selection of features.

Diagnosis and Management of Headaches: The Otolaryngologist's Role

Diagnosis and Management of Headaches: The Otolaryngologist's Role

Areas for future research include studies validating the lesser known potential causes of rhinogenic headaches, specifically mucosal contact points.

Behavioral Therapies May Treat Headache and Post-Concussive Symptoms

Behavioral Therapies May Treat Headache and Post-Concussive Symptoms

An education-based therapy may enable a healthier outcome, and telephonic modalities may improve symptoms of the brain injury.

Galcanezumab Demonstrates Efficacy and Safety in Treating Migraine

Galcanezumab Demonstrates Efficacy and Safety in Treating Migraine

Most participants reported positive feedback in terms of satisfaction, lower side effects, and preference for galcanezumab compared with previous treatments.

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