Medication Overuse Headache

Medication-Overuse Headache: Risk Factors May Serve as Treatment Progress Indicators

Medication-Overuse Headache: Risk Factors May Serve as Treatment Progress Indicators

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Factors that were associated with medication overuse headache in this study included high headache-related disability, attempts to escape and avoid stimuli associated with pain, and the use of combination medications.

Evaluating Headache in the Elderly: Primary vs Secondary Causes

Evaluating Headache in the Elderly: Primary vs Secondary Causes

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Given the unique challenges presented by aging, new cases of headache in older adults should be evaluated carefully for a differential diagnosis of primary headache and to exclude underlying causes of secondary headache.

Ten Steps to Successfully Treat Chronic Daily Headache

Ten Steps to Successfully Treat Chronic Daily Headache

A recent article outlined a 10-step program to assist clinicians in diagnosing and treating chronic daily headache.

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.

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