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Q&A: Understanding secondary headache disorder – Medical Xpress

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Dear Mayo Clinic: How can you tell when a headache requires additional diagnostic testing? A: Headaches come with a wide range of accompanying symptoms and severity. Most often, they are due to a primary headache disorder, such as a tension-type headache or migraine. In older adults, most headaches are still primary… Read More »

Paroxysmal Pressing Headache Examined as a New Headache Syndrome – Neurology Advisor

According to a study published in Cephalalgia, paroxysmal pressing headache has been identified as a new headache syndrome marked by spontaneous attacks without accompaniments that last only a few minutes with pain located in 1 region of 1 side of the head, which can shift between episodes. The investigators of this prospective study sought to… Read More »

OnabotulinumtoxinA Therapy May Reduce Frequency, Severity of New Daily Persistent Headache – Clinical Pain Advisor

January 15, 2019 Share this content: OnabotulinumtoxinA injections were typically administered at the clinic every 3 months. OnabotulinumtoxinA therapy may effectively reduce the frequency and severity of new daily persistent headache at 12 months, according to a small study published in Clinical Neuropharmacology. The investigators of this single-center, retrospective study sought to examine the effectiveness of… Read More »