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.
Although the underlying pathophysiology of homeostasis-related headaches is not yet clearly defined, the nervous and endocrine systems are thought to be involved through the maintenance of homeostasis.
Effect of chiropractic manipulation on migraine likely to result from a placebo response.
There is a need for better assessment of autonomic symptoms in pediatric headache patients.
Those with migraines reported significantly higher rates of childhood abuse overall compared with those who reported no migraines, including emotional, sexual, and physical abuse.
"Clinicians should not ignore migraine when treating MS/P in patients with MDD."
The study found that 34.7% of respondents reported health effects when exposed to fragranced products.
Detailed examination of a patient's active medication critically important.
Ultimately, the trial was stopped early for futility, as an interim analysis suggested that there would be no significant difference in benefit for the preventive medications vs placebo on migraine headache frequency.
Real and sham chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy are equally likely to ease patients' migraine pain.
Ziprasidone may be an effective, fast-acting treatment for status migrainosus.
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