Symptoms associated with central sensitization are common in children and adolescents with migraine.
Attachment insecurity may amplify anxiety in children and adolescents with migraine without aura.
While migraine is often triggered by environmental factors such as stress, impaired sleep, and menstruation, recent findings have shed light on the significant genetic influence associated with the disorder.
The NINDS welcomes more migraine research grants.
The understanding of the mechanisms of allodynia is essential for the treatment of migraine.
Transcutaneous supraorbital neurostimulation provides an effective prophylactic treatment for patients with chronic migraine.
Mechanisms involved in balancing reproductive hormones in girls may influence the patterns of migraine headache onset.
Dr Pamela Rist 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.
The mechanisms underlying the link between unruptured AVM and headache are unclear, and it is difficult to differentiate AVM-associated headaches with headaches of other origins.
Fetal growth restriction is associated with an elevated risk of migraine in adult men, but not women.
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.
In a phase 3 trial, treatment with erenumab reduced migraine frequency, monthly migraine days, and migraine medication use in patients with episodic migraine.
Acute migraine attacks are associated with a reduction in dopamine release.
FDA grants 2 supplemental New Drug Applications for Qudexy XR capsules for use as prophylaxis of migraine headache.
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.
The estimated overall prevalence of migraine is 18% in women and 6% in men, and the rate is as high as 37% among women during the reproductive years.
Psychological factors such as catastrophizing of pain are common in migraine and, along with depression and anxiety, contribute significantly to migraine-related disability.
Higher levels of pain acceptance were associated with less headache disability and pain interference in overweight women with migraine.
Remote electrical stimulation is an effective, noninvasive, nonpharmacologic alternative treatment to traditional medications for acute migraine.
While it requires further validation, copeptin may serve as a novel biomarker to help rule out serious secondary headache.
A significant decrease in migraine frequency was observed; however, it is not clear how large a role placebo effect plays in treatment response.
Patients with chronic migraine and comorbidities incur nearly 2 times the health care costs of patients with migraine alone.
A consistent association was established between migraine and ischemic stroke caused by cervical artery dissection.
Future research should investigate whether cogniphobia can be a modifiable factor in the treatment of patients with migraine.
Children with persistent asthma are at increased risk for migraine, and treatment with anti-asthma or anti-allergy medication may lower this risk.
Headaches are a common complaint in primary care, and they are often connected to sleep in a variety of ways.
Pregnant women who seek treatment for acute migraine may experience higher rates of preterm delivery, preeclampsia, and low birth weight compared with the general population.
Zosano has announced positive results from their Phase 3 clinical trial of M207, the companies lead candidate for the treatment of migraine attacks.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is an effective nonpharmacologic treatment that should be considered as a first-line therapy for pediatric migraine.
Patients with a history of migraine have an increased risk for ischemic stroke after surgery, leading to more hospital readmissions.
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