Shannon Aymes

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Most Recent Articles by Shannon Aymes

Migraine Prevalence, Severity Linked to Higher Altitude

Migraine Prevalence, Severity Linked to Higher Altitude

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People who live at high altitudes may experience increase migraine prevalence, duration, and severity of migraine.

Long-Term Opioid Therapy Linked to Adverse Effects in Polyneuropathy

Long-Term Opioid Therapy Linked to Adverse Effects in Polyneuropathy

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Long-term treatment with opioids is associated with more adverse outcomes in patients with polyneuropathy, including depression, overdose, and opioid dependence.

Treating ALS-Associated Anxiety, Depression With Meditation

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Mindfulness meditation is associated with improvements in quality-of-life measures, depression, and anxiety over time compared with usual care in patients with ALS.

Migraine Treatment With Acupuncture: Is It Effective?

Migraine Treatment With Acupuncture: Is It Effective?

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A significant decrease in migraine frequency was observed; however, it is not clear how large a role placebo effect plays in treatment response.

Caffeine Cessation Linked With Improved Reponse to Migraine Treatment

Caffeine Cessation Linked With Improved Reponse to Migraine Treatment

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Abstaining from caffeine was associated with excellent acute treatment efficacy.

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