Tag Archives: Headache

Strong link found between chronic headache and back pain – Medical News Today

A review of 14 studies found that people with persistent headache or back pain were twice as likely to experience the other disorder as well. New research finds a strong association between headaches and lower back pain. Chronic headaches and persistent back pain are both debilitating conditions. New findings suggest a link between the two,… Read More »

Thunderclap headache: The “worst headache of my life” – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health

Not all headache disorders are the same. An excruciating, sudden-onset headache known as thunderclap headache (TCH) is a medical emergency, very different from more common headache disorders such as migraine and tension headache. If you develop TCH, you should call 911 or immediately go to the closest hospital. TCH is associated with a variety of… Read More »

Popular Diagnostic Measurements for Headache Lack Evidence of Accuracy – Neurology Advisor

There is a dearth of evidence for diagnostic accuracy in measurement scales that were reported in the literature for headache associated with musculoskeletal symptoms in adults. More studies are required to enhance the level of evidence, according to a study published in Cephalalgia. Researchers conducted a review of literature on the diagnostic accuracy of questionnaires and… Read More »

No Differences in Cortical Measures in Patients With and Without Headache – Neurology Advisor

There are no significant differences in cerebral cortex measurements between patients with and without headache, according to a study published in Pain. In this large, population-based study, investigators analyzed data from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Surveys on participants aged 50 to 66 years, with and without headache, who were selected from the general population (N=1006). Participants… Read More »