Chronic Migraine

OnabotulinumtoxinA May Be Effective for Chronic Migraine With Medication Overuse

OnabotulinumtoxinA May Be Effective for Chronic Migraine With Medication Overuse

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OnabotulinumtoxinA at 195 UI may be effective in reducing the number of headaches per month and medication intake in patients with chronic migraine and medication overuse.

Chronic Migraine Burden Has Significant Impact on Relationships, Family Life

Chronic Migraine Burden Has Significant Impact on Relationships, Family Life

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The CaMEO study is a prospective, longitudinal web-based survey designed to characterize the impact of migraine on aspects of quality of life.

Fremanezumab May Help Reduce Medication Overuse in Chronic Migraine

Fremanezumab May Help Reduce Medication Overuse in Chronic Migraine

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Treatment with fremanezumab may help reduce medication overuse and the number of days of acute medication use in individuals with chronic migraine.

Fremanezumab Reduces Monthly Migraine Days in Chronic Migraine

Fremanezumab Reduces Monthly Migraine Days in Chronic Migraine

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Fremanezumab has shown efficacy in safely reducing monthly headache days in individuals with chronic migraine.

Neurologist-Patient Dialogues About Chronic Migraine Lacking Crucial Elements

Neurologist-Patient Dialogues About Chronic Migraine Lacking Crucial Elements

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Investigators collected audio recording of physician-patient interaction during office visits to evaluate communication patterns.

Enhanced Activation of the Spinal Trigeminal Nucleus in Chronic Migraine During Visual Stimulation

Enhanced Activation of the Spinal Trigeminal Nucleus in Chronic Migraine During Visual Stimulation

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Patients with chronic migraine exposed to visual stimulation may have enhanced activity in the spinal trigeminal nucleus and the right superior colliculus compared with healthy individuals.

Comorbidity More Likely With Chronic Migraine vs Episodic Migraine

Comorbidity More Likely With Chronic Migraine vs Episodic Migraine

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Researchers deployed a survey to determine the extent of pain, psychiatric, endocrine, and neurologic comorbidities in patients with chronic or episodic migraine.

Predicting Response to Onabotulinumtoxin A in Chronic Migraine

Predicting Response to Onabotulinumtoxin A in Chronic Migraine

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A year-long treatment with onabotulinumtoxin A may effectively and safely reduce the number of monthly headaches in individuals with chronic migraine, particularly in individuals with unilateral pain.

OnabotulinumtoxinA May Be Safe, Effective for Long-Term Headache Prevention in Chronic Migraine

OnabotulinumtoxinA May Be Safe, Effective for Long-Term Headache Prevention in Chronic Migraine

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The use of onabotulinumtoxinA every 12 weeks over a 2-year period was found to be safe, and effective for headache prevention in patients with chronic migraine.

Stress Negatively Affects Acute Treatment for Chronic Migraine

Stress Negatively Affects Acute Treatment for Chronic Migraine

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High levels of stress may be associated with poor acute treatment outcomes in patients with chronic migraine.

Factors Contributing to Improved Outcomes With OnabotulinumtoxinA for Chronic Migraine

Factors Contributing to Improved Outcomes With OnabotulinumtoxinA for Chronic Migraine

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OnabotulinumtoxinA was shown to have a better outcome in patients with chronic migraine who start the treatment within 12 months of symptom onset.

High Headache Frequency Associated With Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

High Headache Frequency Associated With Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

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An association was established between excessive daytime sleepiness and a high frequency of headaches.

Disability & Catastrophizing In Chronic Migraine vs Temporomandibular Disorder

Disability & Catastrophizing In Chronic Migraine vs Temporomandibular Disorder

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Patients with chronic migraine share features with individuals with temporomandibular disorders that include kinesiophobia and neck disability.

Features of Patients With Chronic Migraine and Frequent Medication Overuse Relapse

Features of Patients With Chronic Migraine and Frequent Medication Overuse Relapse

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In patients with chronic migraine and medication overuse, patients who frequently relapse into overuse following withdrawal have a worse clinical and psychological profile than patients who relapse less frequently.

Transcutaneous Supraorbital Neurostimulation as Prophylactic Treatment for Chronic Migraine

Transcutaneous Supraorbital Neurostimulation as Prophylactic Treatment for Chronic Migraine

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Transcutaneous supraorbital neurostimulation provides an effective prophylactic treatment for patients with chronic migraine.

Hypothalamic Activation Greater in Chronic vs Episodic Migraine

Hypothalamic Activation Greater in Chronic vs Episodic Migraine

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Examination of hypothalamic activity shows distinctly different patterns between episodic and chronic forms of migraine.

CBT Plus Amitriptyline Effective in Treating Chronic Migraine in Youth

CBT Plus Amitriptyline Effective in Treating Chronic Migraine in Youth

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A combination of treatment with CBT and the tricyclic antidepressant amitriptyline led to greater improvements in youth with chronic migraine compared with treatment with headache education and amitriptyline.

Diagnosing and Treating Medication Overuse Headache

Diagnosing and Treating Medication Overuse Headache

Non-medication approaches such as biofeedback and cognitive behavioral therapy may be helpful adjunct therapies and may help with more long-term coping strategies.

Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Migraine

Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Chronic Migraine

Sixty and 35 percent of patients achieved a 30 and 50% reduction, respectively, in headache days and/or pain intensity.

Treatment With Monoclonal CGRP Antibody Reduces Number of Headache Hours

Treatment With Monoclonal CGRP Antibody Reduces Number of Headache Hours

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Participants experienced a reduction in headache days as soon as 3 days post-treatment.

Cryoanalgesia to Treat Chronic Daily Headaches and Migraines

Cryoanalgesia to Treat Chronic Daily Headaches and Migraines

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Cryoanalgesia for chronic headaches: easy to use, reversible

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