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According to an article published in the Journal of Pain Research, “chronic headache is the second leading cause of years lived with disability worldwide.” Researchers report the results of a 10 year study of Veterans and chronic pain. Over 3 million Veterans with at least 1 chronic pain condition...

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Can changes in diet also change the frequency and severity of migraine headaches? Researchers published their findings in BMJ. For this study, 182 participants with migraine altered their daily intake of eicosapentaenoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid, and linoleic acid; 67% of participants had chronic...

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Findings from the 2002 to 2018 National Health Interview Survey for adults aged 25 to 84 are discouraging. Pain prevalence—for headache/migraine, joint, low back, neck, facial/jaw pain—has gone up, with people reporting a 10% increase of pain in at least 1 area. That equals an additional 10.5...

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Headache specialists Drs. Nina Riggins and Larry Charleston IV discuss medication overuse, medication overuse headache, and prevention of this problem.

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Imagine a headache more painful than childbirth or kidney stones, that can last for hours at a time, for days at a time, for up to 3 months, that causes sufferers to commit suicide 3x more than the average rate. That is the cluster headache. Over 300,000 Americans endure cluster headaches. While...

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Over 1 billion people in the world live with migraine. In a position statement, Health Technology Assessment for the Acute Treatment of Migraine Attacks and Prevention of Migraine, from the International Headache Society (IHS), health technology assessments—"systematic evaluations of the properties...

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Drs. Nina Riggins and Larry Charleston IV, headache specialists, offer their knowledge and opinions of the use of opioids for headache pain management. Are they helpful? Should they be used? Are they a last resort?

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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (formerly called pseudotumor cerebri) is a cause of headache, along with optic nerve edema, and can lead to permanent visual loss. This course will address how to diagnose it, how best to treat it, and other topics including subgroups and issues of “outliers.”...

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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (formerly called pseudotumor cerebri) is a cause of headache, along with optic nerve edema, and can lead to permanent visual loss. This course will address how to diagnose it, how best to treat it, and other topics including subgroups and issues of “outliers.”...

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From Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain.

Abstract

Objective: To summarize for the trainee audience the possible mechanisms of headache in patients with COVID‐19 as well as to outline the impact of the pandemic on patients with headache disorders and headache medicine in clinical...

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