Migraine And Headache

Association Between Headache Attributed to Temporomandibular Disorders and Comorbid Bodily Pain

Association Between Headache Attributed to Temporomandibular Disorders and Comorbid Bodily Pain

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Individuals with vs without headache attributed to temporomandibular disorder may have a greater number of comorbid bodily pain conditions, a higher number of painful sites in the head and neck, and increased pain intensity.

Chronic Cluster Headaches Improve With High-Volume Suboccipital Nerve Blocks

Chronic Cluster Headaches Improve With High-Volume Suboccipital Nerve Blocks

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Investigators examine the long-term efficacy of high-volume anesthetic suboccipital nerve blocks for chronic cluster headache.

Greater Occipital Nerve Block Potentially Effective for Acute Migraines

Greater Occipital Nerve Block Potentially Effective for Acute Migraines

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Effect of bilateral greater occipital nerve block in patients who presented to the emergency department who reported persistent migraine despite metoclopramide treatment was examined.

Migraine Prevention Treatment Galcanezumab Gets FDA Approval

Migraine Prevention Treatment Galcanezumab Gets FDA Approval

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The approval was based on data from 3 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials (EVOLVE-1, EVOLVE-2, REGAIN) in patients with either episodic or chronic migraine.

Presence of Fibromyalgia May Worsen Migraine Disability, Depressive Symptoms

Presence of Fibromyalgia May Worsen Migraine Disability, Depressive Symptoms

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Patients with comorbid fibromyalgia and migraine vs migraine alone may experience more depressive symptoms, greater headache intensity, and be more likely to have severe headache-related disability.

Pathological Brain Imaging Findings in Pregnant Women With Acute Headache

Pathological Brain Imaging Findings in Pregnant Women With Acute Headache

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A secondary headache etiology was found via brain imaging in more than 25% of pregnant women with acute headache.

Butalbital/APAP Capsules Launched for Complex Tension Headache

Butalbital/APAP Capsules Launched for Complex Tension Headache

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The label includes a Boxed Warning describing the risk of hepatotoxicity associated with APAP. Most cases of liver injury were associated with APAP doses >4000mg daily and often involved >1 APAP-containing product.

Chronic Migraine and Medication Overuse Headache Linked to Stress

Chronic Migraine and Medication Overuse Headache Linked to Stress

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The investigators sought to evaluate whether early-life traumatic experiences, stressful life events, and alexithymia are associated with chronic migraine and medication overuse headache.

Tumor-Related Headache: Path to Diagnosis, Treatment Isn't Always Obvious

Tumor-Related Headache: Path to Diagnosis, Treatment Isn't Always Obvious

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Headaches are a common occurrence in the general population and are often present in patients with an underlying brain tumor, although it is not yet clear to what degree they are related.

Freedom From Most Bothersome Headache-Associated Symptom Feasible as Primary End Point

Freedom From Most Bothersome Headache-Associated Symptom Feasible as Primary End Point

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Investigators examine most bothersome headache-associated symptoms as a feasible alternative to using 4 c-primary end points in acute migraine treatment trials.

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blockade Improves Connectivity in Medication Overuse Headache

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blockade Improves Connectivity in Medication Overuse Headache

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Investigators seek insight into the mechanisms of sphenopalatine ganglion blockade by repetitive parasympathetic inhibition.

Gray Matter Changes in Migraine Associated With Clinical Characteristics

Gray Matter Changes in Migraine Associated With Clinical Characteristics

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Brains of individuals with migraine show dynamic changes over time, in particular, increases and decreases in gray matter volume in frontotemporoparietal areas associated with nociception.

IV Lidocaine May Be Safe, Efficacious for Pediatric Status Migraine

IV Lidocaine May Be Safe, Efficacious for Pediatric Status Migraine

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Intravenous lidocaine may be safe and effective for the treatment of children and adolescents with status migraine.

Pharmacologically Induced Headache Accompanied by Dilated Cephalic Vessels

Pharmacologically Induced Headache Accompanied by Dilated Cephalic Vessels

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Investigators examine the effects of sildenafil and calcitonin gene-related peptide on the extracranial and intradural parts of the middle meningeal artery.

Migraines Significantly Reduce Visual Quality of Life

Migraines Significantly Reduce Visual Quality of Life

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Participants with episodic migraine had significantly lower vision-specific quality of life compared with healthy control patients.

Headache Post-TBI: A Treatment Challenge

Headache Post-TBI: A Treatment Challenge

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TBI affects 1.7 million every year in the US

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