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Confronting Postdural Puncture Headache in Clinical Practice

Confronting Postdural Puncture Headache in Clinical Practice

Nonpharmacological strategies, including bed rest, have a lack of evidence supporting their use in the treatment of postdural puncture headache.

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Cannabis Use High in Migraine

Cannabis Use High in Migraine

A high percentage of cannabis users take the drug to treat headache and probable migraine.

Self-Detoxification From Overuse of Headache Medications Reduces Disability

Self-Detoxification From Overuse of Headache Medications Reduces Disability

Medication overuse headache may be a significant disease burden in the general population.

No Strong Causal Relationship Between Smoking and Headaches

No Strong Causal Relationship Between Smoking and Headaches

Investigators sought to determine the association between smoking and headache.

Subclinical Hypothyroidism May Increase Migraine Development Risk

Subclinical Hypothyroidism May Increase Migraine Development Risk

This study sought to further examine the association between migraine and subclinical hypothyroidism.

Brainstem Parasympathetic Dysregulation May Have Role in Migraine Pathophysiology

Brainstem Parasympathetic Dysregulation May Have Role in Migraine Pathophysiology

Investigators examined the cranial autonomic nervous system in patients with migraine by applying the cold pressor test.

Discerning Arterial Ischemic Stroke From Migraine in Pediatric Emergency Departments

Discerning Arterial Ischemic Stroke From Migraine in Pediatric Emergency Departments

Investigators examined presenting features of migraine vs arterial ischemic stroke in children presenting to the emergency department.

Restless Leg Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Depression Frequent in Migraine

Restless Leg Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Depression Frequent in Migraine

Patients with migraine may exhibit higher prevalence of restless leg syndrome, fibromyalgia, and depressive symptoms compared with individuals not experiencing migraines.

Trigger Point Manual Treatments May Be Effective in Tension-Type Headache

Trigger Point Manual Treatments May Be Effective in Tension-Type Headache

Manual trigger point treatments of head and neck muscles may be associated with reductions in the duration, frequency, and intensity of tension-type headache and migraine headache attacks.

Effects of Prenatal Triptan Exposure on Neurodevelopment in Children

Effects of Prenatal Triptan Exposure on Neurodevelopment in Children

Investigators aimed to find the link between exposure to triptans in utero and externalizing behavior, internalizing behavior, communication, and temperament in children.

CBT for Insomnia May Reduce Headache Frequency in Chronic Migraine

CBT for Insomnia May Reduce Headache Frequency in Chronic Migraine

In patients with comorbid insomnia and chronic migraine, a cognitive behavioral treatment of insomnia may effectively reduce headache frequency.