Autonomic Dysfunction May Distinguish Posttraumatic Headache Autonomic Dysfunction May Distinguish Posttraumatic Headache

Patients with posttraumatic headache often present with a similar phenotype as migraineurs, but new research suggests autonomic dysfunction may help tell them apart.Medscape Medical News
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Authors: Sebastian M, Sebastian A, SroczyƄski M, Rudnicki J Abstract Abdominal pseudocyst (AP) is quite a rare complication after ventriculoperitoneal shunting (VPS) for the treatment of hydrocephalus. Laparoscopy is an alternative method to open surgery with well-known advantages. There are not many reports of using laparoscopy to treat this condition and existing algorithms are based on small groups of patients; thus every case would give an additional insight into the treatment of this complication. A 37-year-old male patient with a history of VPS presented with headache, nausea and upper abdominal pain. Comput...
Source: Videosurgery and Other Miniinvasive Techniques - Category: Surgery Tags: Wideochir Inne Tech Maloinwazyjne Source Type: research
Authors: Erdem VM, Donmez T, Uzman S, Ferahman S, Hatipoglu E, Sunamak O Abstract Introduction: Laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) has been generally performed under general anesthesia. Laparoscopic appendectomy is rarely performed under regional anesthesia because of pneumoperitoneum-related problems. Aim: To compare spinal/epidural anesthesia (SEA) and general anesthesia (GA) during LA with respect to perioperative and postoperative adverse events and postoperative pain. Material and methods: Fifty patients, aged 18-65, who underwent LA, were randomly allocated to two groups: the GA (n = 25) and SEA (n = 25) ...
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Conclusion: The presence of headache, mood disorders, psychosis, depression, and other neuropsychological manifestations in a patient with JSLE should prompt investigations into diagnosis of the primary nervous system involvement in order to reduce mortality and morbidity. PMID: 30002929 [PubMed]
Source: Neurology Research International - Category: Neurology Tags: Neurol Res Int Source Type: research
“Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” – Anne Frank Does your to-do list today fill you with the desire to chuck it all and chill out somewhere? Maybe you’ve gotten so jammed up that your schedule simply has no breathing room, no time for you to do anything you want because you’re overcommitted, unable to say no, or way behind on projects, tasks and chores already. You might, indeed, feel downright lazy. This laziness doesn’t mean you aren’t responsible or that you lack skills and abilities. Rather, it may mean that you need to do a little prioritizing, let ...
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(Natural News) If you’re lucky, you’ve only had occasional headaches. But most people are so used to having headaches that they’ve simply become part of their normal day. However, a doctor has revealed that there could be a couple of symptoms that point to a “deadly” headache, and that you might have to seek medical...
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We examined the effect of peer influence on computed tomography use by EPs for patients with headache and evaluated the peer influence effect in EPs with different levels of risk tolerance.
Source: The American Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Introduction: Studies found that higher risk appraisal of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields is associated with reporting more non-specific symptoms such as headache and back pain. There is limited data available on the longitudinal nature of such associations and what aspects of risk appraisal and characteristics of subjects are relevant.Objective: To examine cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between risk appraisal measures and non-specific symptoms, and assess the role of subject characteristics (sex, age, education, trait negative affect) in a general population cohort.
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractThe exact mechanism of the migraine pathophysiology remained unclear. Although there are some reports showing low-grade inflammation in migraineurs, further studies are needed in this field. Thus, we designed a study to evaluate the serum levels of two main proinflammatory markers in migraine patients. In this case-control research, 43 migraine patients (23 chronic and 20 episodic migraineurs) and 40 age-sex-matched headache-free controls were studied. Demographic, dietary, and anthropometric data, headache characteristics, and serum C-reactive proteins (CRP) and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF- α) assessmen...
Source: Neurological Sciences - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Leptospirosis is a common cause of undifferentiated tropical febrile illness in Colombia; it is important to establish ongoing and accurate surveillance for acute febrile illness to facilitate the detection of cases of leptospirosis. PMID: 30003104 [PubMed - in process]
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HEADACHES can be agonising and affect our ability to focus, concentrate or just relax. It could be possible to get rid of them through these five natural remedies.
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