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Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

Managing Comorbid Migraine and Mood Disorders: A Synergistic Approach

People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.

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Co-Prescription of Opioids and Antidepressants Prevalent in Migraine

Co-Prescription of Opioids and Antidepressants Prevalent in Migraine

Researchers sought to assess the prevalence of concomitant prescribing of opioid analgesics with a triptan or a serotogeneric antidepressant in individuals with migraine.

Migraine Associated With Increased Risk for Postsurgical 30-Day Hospital Readmission for Pain

Migraine Associated With Increased Risk for Postsurgical 30-Day Hospital Readmission for Pain

Patients with migraine headaches—particularly those accompanied by aura—may be at significantly increased risk for 30-day hospital readmission because of pain after surgery.

Overuse of Neuroimaging in the Emergency Department Reported for Pediatric Headache

Overuse of Neuroimaging in the Emergency Department Reported for Pediatric Headache

Investigators examined rates, predictors, and outcomes of neuroimaging in pediatric and adolescent patients who presented to the ED with a headache.

Erenumab May Help Prevent Migraines in Patients With Heart Disease

Erenumab May Help Prevent Migraines in Patients With Heart Disease

Investigators assessed the effect of erenumab on total exercise time, time to exercise-induced angina, and ST depression in patients with stable angina.

No Significant Clinical Differences Between Cluster Headaches With and Without Aura

No Significant Clinical Differences Between Cluster Headaches With and Without Aura

No significant clinical differences have been found between individuals with cluster headache who experience aura vs no aura.

Hemiplegic Migraine Aura Alleviated by OnabotulinumtoxinA Injections

Hemiplegic Migraine Aura Alleviated by OnabotulinumtoxinA Injections

Investigators examined the effect of onabotulinumtoxinA on aura frequency and severity in patients with hemiplegic migraine.

Oral Steroids Perform Better Than Injection in Short-Term Cluster Headache Management

Oral Steroids Perform Better Than Injection in Short-Term Cluster Headache Management

Investigators examined the efficacy of oral steroids and greater occipital nerve injections as transitional therapies for cluster headache management.

Migraine Pain Location May Not Have Clinical Implications

Migraine Pain Location May Not Have Clinical Implications

The location of migraine pain may not be associated with psychiatric distress, emergency department visits, or healthcare use.

Adverse Childhood Events Associated With Medication Overuse Headache

Adverse Childhood Events Associated With Medication Overuse Headache

Known risk factors for medication overuse headache include smoking, anxiety, family history of substance abuse, migraine history, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Cognitive Performance, Mood Deficits, White Matter Hyperintensities in Migraine

Cognitive Performance, Mood Deficits, White Matter Hyperintensities in Migraine

Carefully assessing cognitive performance using a screening test to detect visuospatial/executive, attention, and memory dysfunction in patients with migraine.