Migraine

Confronting Postdural Puncture Headache in Clinical Practice

Confronting Postdural Puncture Headache in Clinical Practice

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Nonpharmacological strategies, including bed rest, have a lack of evidence supporting their use in the treatment of postdural puncture headache.

Cannabis Use High in Migraine

Cannabis Use High in Migraine

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A high percentage of cannabis users take the drug to treat headache and probable migraine.

Self-Detoxification From Overuse of Headache Medications Reduces Disability

Self-Detoxification From Overuse of Headache Medications Reduces Disability

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Medication overuse headache may be a significant disease burden in the general population.

Discerning Arterial Ischemic Stroke From Migraine in Pediatric Emergency Departments

Discerning Arterial Ischemic Stroke From Migraine in Pediatric Emergency Departments

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Investigators examined presenting features of migraine vs arterial ischemic stroke in children presenting to the emergency department.

Brainstem Parasympathetic Dysregulation May Have Role in Migraine Pathophysiology

Brainstem Parasympathetic Dysregulation May Have Role in Migraine Pathophysiology

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Investigators examined the cranial autonomic nervous system in patients with migraine by applying the cold pressor test.

Subclinical Hypothyroidism May Increase Migraine Development Risk

Subclinical Hypothyroidism May Increase Migraine Development Risk

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This study sought to further examine the association between migraine and subclinical hypothyroidism.

No Strong Causal Relationship Between Smoking and Headaches

No Strong Causal Relationship Between Smoking and Headaches

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Investigators sought to determine the association between smoking and headache.

Restless Leg Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Depression Frequent in Migraine

Restless Leg Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Depression Frequent in Migraine

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Patients with migraine may exhibit higher prevalence of restless leg syndrome, fibromyalgia, and depressive symptoms compared with individuals not experiencing migraines.

Addressing Migraine That Mimics Stroke

Addressing Migraine That Mimics Stroke

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Neurology Advisor spoke with Dr Peter McAllister about how to best discern migraine with aura from stroke.

Trigger Point Manual Treatments May Be Effective in Tension-Type Headache

Trigger Point Manual Treatments May Be Effective in Tension-Type Headache

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Manual trigger point treatments of head and neck muscles may be associated with reductions in the duration, frequency, and intensity of tension-type headache and migraine headache attacks.

Effects of Prenatal Triptan Exposure on Neurodevelopment in Children

Effects of Prenatal Triptan Exposure on Neurodevelopment in Children

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Investigators aimed to find the link between exposure to triptans in utero and externalizing behavior, internalizing behavior, communication, and temperament in children.

CBT for Insomnia May Reduce Headache Frequency in Chronic Migraine

CBT for Insomnia May Reduce Headache Frequency in Chronic Migraine

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In patients with comorbid insomnia and chronic migraine, a cognitive behavioral treatment of insomnia may effectively reduce headache frequency.

Remission Rates and Predictors of Chronic Headache

Remission Rates and Predictors of Chronic Headache

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Investigators examined remission rates and predictors of remission in patients with chronic headache over 11 years.

Neck Pain a Migraine Symptom, Rather Than a Migraine Trigger

Neck Pain a Migraine Symptom, Rather Than a Migraine Trigger

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Neck pain is a symptom of migraine only, not the result of an underlying muscle dysfunction that triggers migraine attacks.

Qualitative Analysis of Visual Symptoms in Childhood Migraine

Qualitative Analysis of Visual Symptoms in Childhood Migraine

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Investigators examined the characteristics of visual symptoms during migraine attacks in children and adolescents.

Intravenous Aminophylline Safe and Effective for Postdural Puncture Headache

Intravenous Aminophylline Safe and Effective for Postdural Puncture Headache

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Investigators examine the safety and efficacy of intravenous aminophylline for postdural puncture headaches.

FDA Approves Aimovig for Migraine Prevention

FDA Approves Aimovig for Migraine Prevention

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The first-in-class migraine prevention drug will be available to patients within 1 week of the approval.

Increased Risk for Developing Hypertension in Women With Migraine

Increased Risk for Developing Hypertension in Women With Migraine

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Investigators conducted a prospective cohort study to examine the risk of incident hypertension in women with migraine.

Managing Pediatric Migraine: Current Therapies and Future Directions

Managing Pediatric Migraine: Current Therapies and Future Directions

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Migraine is highly prevalent in children and adolescents, affecting almost 10% of children between 5 and 15 years old and 30% of adolescents between 15 and 19 years old.

NPRS, Neck Disability Index: Reliable Assessment Tools in the Short-Term

NPRS, Neck Disability Index: Reliable Assessment Tools in the Short-Term

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The Neck Disability Index, and to a lesser extent, the Numeric Pain Rating Scale, may represent reliable measures for patients to self-report cervicogenic headache-associated disability and pain in the short-term.

Migraine Linked With Increased Long-Term Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular Event Risk

Migraine Linked With Increased Long-Term Cardiovascular, Cerebrovascular Event Risk

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Migraine headache is associated with a higher risk for major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events.

Galcanezumab Effective in Phase 3 Episodic Cluster Headache Study

Galcanezumab Effective in Phase 3 Episodic Cluster Headache Study

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The episodic cluster headache trial included a total of 106 patients with an average of 17.5 cluster headache attacks per week at baseline.

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.

Migraine a Common Comorbidity in Individuals With Sarcoidosis

Migraine a Common Comorbidity in Individuals With Sarcoidosis

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The frequency of migraine and sarcoidosis comorbidity was examined in a cohort study.

Antidepressant Medications and Headache: Is There a Link?

Antidepressant Medications and Headache: Is There a Link?

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Compared to placebo, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) were associated with a significantly higher risk of headache (risk ratio [RR] 1.06, 95% CI: 1.00 to 1.13; P =.045).

Beneficial Effect of Aerobic Exercise in Migraine via Modulation of Avoidance Behavior

Beneficial Effect of Aerobic Exercise in Migraine via Modulation of Avoidance Behavior

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The effect of aerobic exercise in reducing migraine-associated burden in individuals with comorbid tension-type headache and neck pain may not be mediated by an effect on nociceptive pathways.

Aerobic Exercise Significantly Improves Symptom Burden for Migraineurs

Aerobic Exercise Significantly Improves Symptom Burden for Migraineurs

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Aerobic exercise may improve migraine frequency, intensity of pain, and the duration of tension-type headache.

Avoiding Treatment Effect Overestimation in Medication-Overuse Headache

Avoiding Treatment Effect Overestimation in Medication-Overuse Headache

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A period of observation after an educational session may be important to confirm medication-overuse headache (MOH) diagnoses.

Hormonal Factors May Affect Intensity of Migraine During Pregnancy

Hormonal Factors May Affect Intensity of Migraine During Pregnancy

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Researchers aim to determine a pattern of migraine, in terms of frequency, intensity, and analgesic use, in women with and without menstrual migraine.

Eptinezumab for Frequent Episodic Migraine: Results of Phase 3 PROMISE-1 Study

Eptinezumab for Frequent Episodic Migraine: Results of Phase 3 PROMISE-1 Study

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Eptinezumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody specific to calcitonin gene-related peptide, may be an effective prophylactic for individuals with frequent episodic migraines.

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