People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.
Researchers sought to assess the prevalence of concomitant prescribing of opioid analgesics with a triptan or a serotogeneric antidepressant in individuals with migraine.
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.
Investigators examined rates, predictors, and outcomes of neuroimaging in pediatric and adolescent patients who presented to the ED with a headache.
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 have been found between individuals with cluster headache who experience aura vs no aura.
Investigators examined the effect of onabotulinumtoxinA on aura frequency and severity in patients with hemiplegic migraine.
Investigators examined the efficacy of oral steroids and greater occipital nerve injections as transitional therapies for cluster headache management.
The location of migraine pain may not be associated with psychiatric distress, emergency department visits, or healthcare use.
Known risk factors for medication overuse headache include smoking, anxiety, family history of substance abuse, migraine history, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Carefully assessing cognitive performance using a screening test to detect visuospatial/executive, attention, and memory dysfunction in patients with migraine.
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