Onabotulinum toxin A in the treatment of chronic migraine: patient selection and special considerations

Source: Journal of Pain Research - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Journal of Pain Research Source Type: research

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Conditions:   Headache Disorders, Secondary;   Post-Dural Puncture Headache;   Migraine Disorders;   Back Pain;   Anesthesia Intervention:   Sponsor:   Stanford University Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionConsistent with research in middle and older adults, physical health conditions are associated with increased risk for the onset of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in adolescents. Mental health screening for adolescents with chronic medical conditions may help parents and physicians identify suicidality early.
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Acupuncture might help to reduce opioid use49 for pain management because it has been shown to have clinical effects on several prevalent chronic pain conditions75,76 including osteoarthritis of the knee,78 chronic back pain,10 tension-type headache52 and migraine,45 with effect sizes comparable to other common pharmacological opioid alternatives.7 In addition, acupuncture has shown to be relatively safe,48,79 and it is used by patients.17 It has also been shown to be cost-effective within accepted thresholds.
Source: The Journal of Pain - Category: Materials Science Authors: Source Type: research
A study has found that women with menopause symptoms are nearly twice as likely to have chronic pain diagnoses, such as fibromyalgia, migraine, and back pain.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 7 September 2019Source: Brain, Behavior, and ImmunityAuthor(s): Marie Fitzgibbon, Daniel M Kerr, Rebecca J Henry, David P Finn, Michelle RocheAbstractDepression is a well-recognised effect of long-term treatment with interferon-alpha (IFN-α), a widely used treatment for chronic viral hepatitis and malignancy. In addition to the emotional disturbances, high incidences of painful symptoms such as headache and joint pain have also been reported following IFN-α treatment. The endocannabinoid system plays an important role in emotional and nociceptive processing, however it is unkn...
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Endocannabinoid modulation of inflammatory hyperalgesia in the IFN-α mouse model of depression. Brain Behav Immun. 2019 Sep 07;: Authors: Fitzgibbon M, Kerr DM, Henry RJ, Finn DP, Roche M Abstract Depression is a well-recognised effect of long-term treatment with interferon-alpha (IFN-α), a widely used treatment for chronic viral hepatitis and malignancy. In addition to the emotional disturbances, high incidences of painful symptoms such as headache and joint pain have also been reported following IFN-α treatment. The endocannabinoid system plays an important role in emotional and no...
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Brain Behav Immun Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThis review discusses the recent advancements in research on Cannabinoids ’ role in pain, including its use in cancer pain, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, headache, visceral pain, postoperative and failed back pain management, and concurrent use with opioids.Recent FindingsCurrent research suggests that a potential role exists for medical cannabis in pain management, although research shows varied effectiveness by the type of pain. Moreover, its coadministration with opioids may result in reduced opioid requirements.SummaryPatients with neuropathic pain, cancer pain, and migraine headache ma...
Source: Current Emergency and Hospital Medicine Reports - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
Authors: Jiménez-Picón N, García-Reposo A, Romero-Martín M Abstract The biopsychosocial consequences in Spanish population affected by an eviction process were described in this paper. A scoping review was conducted, consulting the following databases: PubMed, Scopus, PsycINFO, CINAHL, LILACS, CSIC, MEDES, Scielo, Dialnet, Cuiden Plus and Cochrane. The search strategy was (Eviction OR "Home eviction" OR "Housing eviction" OR "Households at risk of eviction" OR Foreclosure) AND ("Health" OR "Mental Health" OR "Psychosocial impact"...
Source: Gaceta Sanitaria - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Gac Sanit Source Type: research
Background:  Prevalence of migraine, as a chronic neurovascular disorder, was approximately 10.3 and 23.1% among men and women, respectively, mostly in people younger than 40 years old. Migraine is prevalent in different geographic areas worldwide. The present study was designed to compare the impact of intranasal lidocaine 4% and peppermint essential oil drop 1.5% on migraine attacks.Methods:  In this double ‑blind, parallel, randomized controlled trial, 120 adult patients with a diagnosis of migraine based on the International Headache Society criteria were treated with intranasal lidocaine drop 4% or pepperm...
Source: International Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
AbstractWe performed a study of the safety and efficacy of percutaneous pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) treatment directed at C1 and C2 levels as performed at our local pain clinic in refractory chronic cluster headache (CCH) patients. We identified 21 CCH patients treated with PRF (240  s, max. 45 V, max. 42 °C) directed at the ganglion and/or nerve root of C1 and C2. Data were collected through retrospective analysis of patients’ files and include demographic variables, onset and duration of the headache, mean attack frequency, and prior pharmacological treatment. Safety an d reduction of attack freq...
Source: Acta Neurologica Belgica - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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