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Reviewing Noninvasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Migraine, Cluster Headache

A substantial percentage of patients with primary headache disorders are unresponsive to standard pharmacologic therapies, with pain-free response rates of 45% at 15 minutes and 30% at 2 hours, following the use of rescue medications.1 Such findings, along with the range of side effects associated with these agents, highlight the need for novel treatment options…