Medical News Today: What to know about a headache behind the eyes

Many issues can cause a headache behind the eyes, from eye strain to more serious conditions, such as migraine. Here, find out more about the causes and how to treat them.
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ConclusionsThe management of patients with NORSE remains challenging, often requiring multiple intravenous anaesthetic treatments, leading to complicated and prolonged hospital and intensive care unit stays but good outcome remains possible.
Source: Seizure - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Authors: Setiawan DL, Hernaningsih Y Abstract Acquired hemophilia A (AHA) is a blood clotting disorder caused by the presence of autoantibodies (inhibitors) against factor VIII. The typical symptom of this disorder is bleeding under the skin and soft tissue (rarely in the joints), with no family or personal previous history of bleeding. This case reports is tended to build up awareness for better diagnosis and therapy. Woman, 39 years old, bruises on both forearms are intermittent for 2 months with a history of long term drug consumption for headache treatment. Hemostatic test showed the elongation of activated par...
Source: Acta medica Indonesiana - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Acta Med Indones Source Type: research
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Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Conditions Infectious Disease Source Type: blogs
Caffeine withdrawal headaches happen if someone who regularly consumes caffeine suddenly cuts down or stops consuming caffeine. Read more about the causes of caffeine withdrawal headaches and how to treat them.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news
AbstractTwo main contributors of sterile neurogenic inflammation underlying migraine pain, calcitonin gene –related peptide (CGRP), and meningeal mast cells (MMCs) play a key role in the activation of the inflammatory cascade resulting in the sensitization of trigeminal nociceptors. It is well established that phytochemical agent thymoquinone exhibits multiple anti-inflammatory effects in different in vitro and in vivo models of neuroinflammation. But its effects on the CGRP release and meningeal mast cells are unknown. In the present study, we investigated the effects of thymoquinone on the CGRP release in migraine-...
Source: Inflammation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewAlterations in atmospheric pressure have been long associated with headaches. The purpose of this review article is to investigate the association of barometric pressure with headache, classifying into two broad categories primary headache disorders (barometric pressure triggering migraine or tension-type headache) and secondary headache disorders (barometric pressure triggering high-altitude headache and headache attributed to airplane travel), discussing the pathophysiology and possible treatments.Recent FindingsMultiple studies have been performed with inconsistent results regarding the directio...
Source: Current Pain and Headache Reports - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewMany studies have demonstrated that discogenic low back pain is the most common type of chronic low back pain (CLBP), one of the major causes of disability, and has a major socioeconomic impact. Our aim is to review present therapeutic interventions for discogenic low back pain.Recent FindingsThere are a multitude of treatments used in clinical practice to treat CLBP, but there is continued debate and lack of consensus among clinicians and the policy makers as to which modality is the best approach. Based on controlled evaluations, lumbar intervertebral discs have been shown to be the source of chr...
Source: Current Pain and Headache Reports - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Use of cannabis to treat headache dates back hundreds to thousands of years,15,23 and is currently widespread among medical cannabis users.2,26 Nearly 36% of medical cannabis users reported using cannabis to treat headache/migraine; moreover, they retrospectively reported an average 3.6-point decrease (on a 10-point scale) in headache severity after cannabis use.26 Similarly, 40% of patients for whom medical cannabis was recommended for migraine reported a positive effect, with a decrease in migraine frequency from 10.4 to 4.6 migraines/month.
Source: The Journal of Pain - Category: Materials Science Authors: Source Type: research
In conclusion, SS-OCT presented reproducible and reliable measurements of posterior segment layers of the eyes, especially in sectoral configuration, and the parameters did not show significant difference between the groups.
Source: Acta Neurologica Belgica - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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