Migraine and Tension-Type Headache: Not Two Ends of a Spectrum!

It has been hypothesized that migraine and tension-type headache were 2 ends of a headache spectrum. Understanding the pathophysiology of both headache entities reveals that this is not true and has no clinical ability to help in diagnosis or treatment. The differential diagnosis of migraine is significant in that it encompasses considerable issues of possible neurological damage associated with the diathesis. This Master Class addresses the differentiations between these 2 primary headache disorders.

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