Tag Archives: Headache

The 40-day headache: Your guide to the 2020 Georgia General Assembly – Atlanta Magazine

Illustration by Sam Island On January 13, lawmakers from across Georgia will converge under the Gold Dome downtown for the annual session of the General Assembly. Working under a 40-day deadline, 180 representatives and 56 senators will debate bills on issues like education, transportation, and healthcare. They’ll also fulfill their only constitutional obligation: approving a… Read More »

Undifferentiated Headache: Austrian Study Highlights Need to Assess This New Diagnostic Category – Neurology Advisor

Headaches among children and adolescents in Austria are common, with over 75% experiencing some form of headache, and further research is needed to assess the new diagnostic category of undifferentiated headaches, according to a study published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. The aim of this epidemiological study was to evaluate the prevalence, burden, medication… Read More »

Cannabis reduces headache and migraine pain by nearly half – Science Daily

Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study led by Carrie Cuttler, a Washington State University assistant professor of psychology. The study, published online recently in the Journal of Pain, is the first to use big data from headache and migraine patients using cannabis in… Read More »

Reviewing Interventional Treatments for Chronic Headache – Medical Bag

When chronic headaches and facial pain are complicated by comorbidities, polypharmacy, intolerance, or refractory pain, some clinicians are turning to interventional modalities to ease headache pain.1 Patients who cannot get relief with acute treatment were found to be 2 to 3 times more likely to transition to chronic migraine.2 Interventions to treat the most common… Read More »

What’s the difference between a headache and a migraine? – PhillyVoice.com

Headaches are a common ailment most of us suffer at one time or another. Frequent and severe headaches, however, can be a cause for concern. How do you know if your pain is a headache or a migraine? Headaches can be triggered by many different things, including caffeine withdrawal, stress, infection, neck pain and eye… Read More »