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Vestibular Rehabilitation an Effective Treatment for Vestibular Migraine

Vestibular Rehabilitation an Effective Treatment for Vestibular Migraine

Vestibular rehabilitation was found to ameliorate headache, dizziness, and psychological factors in patients with vestibular migraine or a combination of tension-type headache and dizziness.

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Anti-CGRP Receptor Antibody Erenumab Reduces Monthly Migraine Days

Anti-CGRP Receptor Antibody Erenumab Reduces Monthly Migraine Days

In a phase 3 trial, treatment with erenumab reduced migraine frequency, monthly migraine days, and migraine medication use in patients with episodic migraine.

Risk for Hypertension in Women With a History of Migraine

Risk for Hypertension in Women With a History of Migraine

The risk for developing hypertension was slightly higher in women with a history of migraine compared with women who do not have a history of the condition.

Headache as an Indicator of PTSD Severity

Headache as an Indicator of PTSD Severity

The presence of headache may be correlated with PTSD severity.

Dopamine Release Reduced During Acute Migraine

Dopamine Release Reduced During Acute Migraine

Acute migraine attacks are associated with a reduction in dopamine release.

New Migraine Indication for Qudexy XR

New Migraine Indication for Qudexy XR

FDA grants 2 supplemental New Drug Applications for Qudexy XR capsules for use as prophylaxis of migraine headache.

Photophobia Linked to Psychiatric Comorbidities in Migraineurs and Controls

Photophobia Linked to Psychiatric Comorbidities in Migraineurs and Controls

Both patients with migraine and migraine-free control patients with photophobia were found to exhibit higher rates of depression, anxiety, and stress than individuals without photophobia.

Psychological Factors As Treatment Target in Chronic Migraine

Psychological Factors As Treatment Target in Chronic Migraine

Psychological factors such as catastrophizing of pain are common in migraine and, along with depression and anxiety, contribute significantly to migraine-related disability.

Pain Acceptance Linked With Reduced Disability, Pain Interference in Migraine

Pain Acceptance Linked With Reduced Disability, Pain Interference in Migraine

Higher levels of pain acceptance were associated with less headache disability and pain interference in overweight women with migraine.

Migraine Treatment With Self-Controlled Electric Stimulation

Migraine Treatment With Self-Controlled Electric Stimulation

Remote electrical stimulation is an effective, noninvasive, nonpharmacologic alternative treatment to traditional medications for acute migraine.

Acute Headache: Elevated Copeptin Levels May Signify More Serious Etiology

Acute Headache: Elevated Copeptin Levels May Signify More Serious Etiology

While it requires further validation, copeptin may serve as a novel biomarker to help rule out serious secondary headache.