Medical News Today: What to know about positional headaches

Positional headaches occur when sitting or standing, and they tend to go away shortly after lying down. They are often related to leaks of cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more here.
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This study confirmed consistent early onset of efficacy for fremanezumab in chronic migraine prevention, providing potential to improve patient compliance and clinical outcomes.Headache
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news
Saima Herz, 30, woke up one morning feeling feverish with a throbbing headache before she went to her GP and was told she'd picked up a virus.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Dent Neurologic Institute has opened three new specialty clinics within its Amherst headquarters targeting very different conditions. In September, Dent opened a Spasticity Clinic at the Sheridan Drive site help patients suffering from abnormal muscle contractions tied to injuries to the brain and spinal cord. That was followed in November by the Ketamine Clinic, providing intravenous treatments for severe depression, pain and c hronic migraine; and an interventional psychiatry clinic. Dent offers…
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CONCLUSION: This study showed that calcitonin could be helpful analgesic agent in different painful situations. Calcitonin can be considered an eligible treatment for acute pains related to vertebral fractures and a feasible alternative for the treatment of the acute and chronic neuropathic pains where other medications might fail. PMID: 31810524 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revista Brasileira de Anestesiologia - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Rev Bras Anestesiol Source Type: research
Consider RCVS in the differential diagnosis of an acute thunderclap headache on dose escalation of cabergoline as an unrecognized trigger after long-term use.
Source: Neurology Clinical Practice - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Case Source Type: research
AbstractSpreading depolarization is observed as a large negative shift of the direct current potential, swelling of neuronal somas, and dendritic beading in the brain ’s gray matter and represents a state of a potentially reversible mass injury. Its hallmark is the abrupt, massive ion translocation between intraneuronal and extracellular compartment that causes water uptake (= cytotoxic edema) and massive glutamate release. Dependent on the tissue’s energy st atus, spreading depolarization can co-occur with different depression or silencing patterns of spontaneous activity. In adequately supplied tissue, spread...
Source: AGE - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundThe aim of this study is to investigate the alterations of thalamic nuclei volumes and the intrinsic thalamic network in patients with migraine.MethodsWe enrolled 35 patients with migraine without aura and 40 healthy controls. All subjects underwent three-dimensional T1-weighted imaging. The thalamic nuclei were segmented using the FreeSurfer program. We investigated volume changes of individual thalamic nuclei and analyzed the alterations of the intrinsic thalamic network based on volumes in the patients with migraine.ResultsRight and left thalamic volumes as a whole were not different between the patien...
Source: The Journal of Headache and Pain - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Consider the diagnosis of PRES in HIV-infected patients even in the absence of traditionally established risk factors.
Source: Neurology Clinical Practice - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Secondary headache disorders, MRI, HIV, All Neuro-ophthalmology Case Source Type: research
Authors: Eller M, Goadsby PJ Abstract Migraine affects over a billion people worldwide in any year and is the second most common cause of years lost due to disability. Not "just a headache", morbidity washes though society and carries a substantial economic and social cost. Understanding of migraine pathophysiology has progressed significantly. Animal models and functional neuroimaging have yielded significant insight into brain structures that mediate migraine symptoms. The role of small peptides as neurotransmitters within this network has been elucidated, allowing the generation of novel therapeutic ap...
Source: Medical Journal of Australia - Category: General Medicine Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2019Source: Saudi Pharmaceutical JournalAuthor(s): Anroop B. Nair, Bandar E. Al-Dhubiab, Jigar Shah, Shery Jacob, Saraiya Vismay, Mahesh Attimarad, Nagaraja SreeHarsha, Sabah H. Akrawi, Tamer M. ShehataAbstractAdministration of almotriptan as an oral therapy is largely limited because of poor aqueous solubility and rather low bioavailability. The aim of present investigation was to formulate oral mucoadhesive film of almotriptan to improve the drug delivery and desired therapeutic effects. Placebo films (F1-F8) were prepared by varying the concentrations of Proloc 15 (7.5% w/v-...
Source: Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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