Migraine | Physician's Weekly
Advertisement

Migraine

Transient Global Amnesia.

Jan 17, 2022

Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a clinical syndrome characterized by anterograde amnesia, mild retrograde amnesia, and confusion up to 24 hours. Most commonly seen in patients older than 50 years, T...

The beneficial effect of Alpha-lipoic acid supplementation as a potential adjunct treatment in episodic migraines.

Jan 10, 2022

The current study was performed to evaluate the effects of alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) supplementation on lactate, nitric oxide (NO), vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1) levels, and clinical sympto...

Neuropeptide changes in an improved migraine model with repeat stimulations.

Jan 03, 2022

Migraine is a medical condition with a severe recursive headache. The activation of the trigeminovascular system is an important mechanism. The neuropeptide calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) play...

The evolving classifications and epidemiological challenges surrounding chronic migraine and medication overuse headache: a review.

Jan 03, 2022

Changes in diagnostic criteria, for example, the various International Classification of Headache Disorders criteria, would lead to changes in the outcomes of epidemiological studies. International Cl...

[Effectiveness of physiotherapeutic treatment interventions on pain intensity, duration, frequency, and quality of life of patients with migraine : A systematic review].

Dec 27, 2021

According to the current guidelines preventive treatment of migraine should consist of a combination of pharmacological and nonpharmacological forms of treatment. Physiotherapeutic modalities could b...

Gender Minority Stress, Psychiatric Comorbidities, and the Experience of Migraine in Transgender and Gender-Diverse Individuals: a Narrative Review.

Dec 20, 2021

This review aims to discuss the experience of migraine in transgender and gender-diverse individuals as it relates to other psychiatric comorbidities such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, and others. As ...

Cortical glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid over the course of a provoked migraine attack, a 7 Tesla magnetic resonance spectroscopy study.

Dec 20, 2021

Enhanced activity of the glutamatergic system has been linked to migraine pathophysiology. The present study aimed to assess the involvement of the glutamatergic system in the onset of attacks. We pro...

Clinical characteristics and perfusion-computed tomography alterations in a series of patients with migraine with aura attended as stroke code.

Dec 06, 2021

The aim of the current study was to determine the clinical characteristics of migraine with aura (MA) as well as the frequency and patterns of perfusion-computed tomography (PCT) alterations, in a ser...

Acute and chronic management of posttraumatic headache in children: A systematic review.

Dec 06, 2021

The goal of this paper is to provide a compilation of the evidence for the treatment of posttraumatic headache (PTH) in the pediatric population. Headache features and timing of therapy were considere...

Effect of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Chronic Migraine and High Frequency Episodic Migraine in Adolescents: A Pilot Single-Arm Open-Label Study.

Nov 29, 2021

In this single-arm pilot open-label study we examined the effect of a mindfulness-based intervention on reduction of headache frequency after 12 months in adolescents aged 12-18 with chronic or high-f...

The prevalence and severity of insomnia in university students and their associations with migraine, tension-type headache, anxiety and depression disorders: a cross-sectional study.

Nov 22, 2021

There is possibly an association between migraine, tension-type headache, anxiety, depression and insomnia. These conditions are prevalent among university students. Our primary objective was to verif...

Effects of vestibular rehabilitation in the management of patients with and without vestibular migraine.

Nov 22, 2021

Vestibular Migraine (VM) is the second most common cause in patients with vertigo. Patients with VM complain about vestibular symptoms during a headache attack or during the period between attacks. Ve...

Who Gets Referred? A Pilot Study of Risk Stratification and Treatment Referral in Pediatric Headache Using the Pediatric Pain Screening Tool.

Nov 15, 2021

Headaches are common among youth and are associated with significant negative outcomes. Despite advances in interdisciplinary treatments for youth with chronic pain, research suggests disparities in a...

Colloid Cyst: A Potentially Life-Threatening Etiology of Severe Headache in a Patient With Migraine.

Nov 08, 2021

Headache is a common cause of emergency department (ED) visits. Migraine is a prevalent neurological disorder that is encountered by emergency physicians in day-to-day practice. However, patients with...

A link between migraine and prolactin: the way forward.

Nov 08, 2021

Migraine is an incapacitating neurological disorder that predominantly affects women. Sex and other hormones (e.g., oxytocin, and prolactin) may play a role in sexual dimorphic features of migraine. I...

Coffea arabica extracts and their chemical constituents in a murine model of gouty arthritis: How they modulate pain and inflammation.

Nov 01, 2021

Coffea arabica is commonly known for its cardiotonic and neurotonic activities, but in some places' folk medicine, like in Arabia and Africa, C. arabica is used to treat headache, migraine, the flu, a...

[Vestibular Disorders in the Pediatric Age: Retrospective Analysis and Review of the Literature].

Nov 01, 2021

Vestibular disorders in pediatric patients is still a controversial subject but has gained relevance over the years. In recent studies, its prevalence varied between 0.7% and 15%. Nevertheless, the tr...

Mid- and Late-Life Migraine Is Associated with an Increased Risk of All-Cause Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, but Not Vascular Dementia: A Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Study.

Oct 25, 2021

We used a nationwide cohort sample of data from 2002 to 2013, representing approximately 1 million patients to investigate the prospective association between migraine and dementia. The migraine group...

Genetic overlap and causality between blood metabolites and migraine.

Oct 18, 2021

The availability of genome-wide association studies (GWASs) for human blood metabolome provides an excellent opportunity for studying metabolism in a heritable disease such as migraine. Utilizing GWAS...

Polygenic risk provides biological validity for the ICHD-3 criteria among Finnish migraine families.

Oct 18, 2021

Migraine is diagnosed using the extensively field-tested International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD-3) consensus criteria derived by the International Headache Society. To evaluate the c...