Headaches & Pain

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Acute headache: diagnosis
Benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood
Epidemiology of headache
Headache guidelines
Headache in children: overview and treatment approaches
Indomethacin-responsive headache syndromes
Migraine: psychiatric comorbidities
Neuroimaging of headache
Psychological factors and headache

Migraine

Abdominal migraine
Childhood migraine
Hemiplegic migraine
Late-life migrainous accompaniments
Migraine
Migraine and epilepsy
Migraine aura without headache
Migraine with brainstem aura
Migrainous infarction
Recurrent painful ophthalmoplegic neuropathy
Retinal migraine
Status migrainosus
Vestibular migraine

Migraine-like Headaches

Chronic daily headache
Cluster headache
Hemicrania continua
Hypnic headache
Paroxysmal hemicrania
Primary headache associated with sexual activity
SUNCT syndrome

Other Headaches

Activity-related headache
Cough headache
Eye-related headache
Headache associated with acute substance use
Headache associated with cervical spine dysfunction
Headache associated with HIV and AIDS
Headache associated with intracranial infection
Headache associated with intracranial neoplasms
Headache associated with ischemic cerebrovascular disease
Headache associated with low CSF pressure
Headache associated with neurologic deficits and CSF lymphocytosis
Headache attributed to disorder of homeostasis
Headache attributed to head trauma
Headache in transplant patients
Medication overuse headache
Medications and substances causing headache
New daily persistent headache
Pain, headache, and oromandibular structures
Primary stabbing headache
Rhinosinus-related headache
Susac syndrome
Tension-type headache
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome

Pain

Back pain
Back pain in children
Brachial neuritis
Brachial plexus injuries
Cancer pain
Central neuropathic pain
Chronic pain
Complex regional pain syndrome
Erythromelalgia
Femoral neuropathy
Fibromyalgia
Lumbosacral plexus injuries
Myofascial pain syndrome
Neuropathic pain: treatment
Neurovascular injuries
Otalgia
Pain
Pain, headache, and oromandibular structures
Painful ophthalmoplegia
Peripheral nerve injuries
Peroneal neuropathy
Phantom limb pain
Radial neuropathy
Sciatic neuropathy
Small fiber neuropathies
Small fiber neuropathies
Suprascapular neuropathy
Thoracic disc prolapse
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Tibial nerve injuries
Trigeminal neuralgia and other cranial neuralgias
Ulnar neuropathies
Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow

Treatment Information

Acupuncture
Acupuncture in headache treatment
Botulinum toxin treatment of migraine
Chiropractic manipulation: neurologic complications
Dihydroergotamine
Neurosurgical management of chronic pain
Pregabalin
Sumatriptan
Tapentadol
Triptans
Valproic acid
Ziconotide

Related Topics

Alternating hemiplegia of childhood
Headache associated with hormonal fluctuations
Headache associated with illicit drug use
Sleep and headaches

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News

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Why head and face pain causes more suffering
Nov 14, 2017
Sensory neurons in the head and face tap directly into the brain's emotional pathways.
Autoimmunity may underlie newly discovered painful nerve-damage disorder
Nov 09, 2017
Depressed with a chronic disease? Consider alternative therapies
Nov 06, 2017
Scientists find that commonly prescribed antidepressants aren't effective in people battling both depression and a chronic medical disease, raising a critical question of whether doctors should enact widespread changes in how they treat millions of depressed Americans.
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Alternating hemiplegia
Chiari malformation
Cluster headache
Complementary and alternative medicine
Complex regional pain syndrome
Headache
Malformaciones de Chiari (Spanish)
Medicina complementaria y alternativa (Spanish)
Neuralgia del trigemino (Spanish)
Pain
Síndrome de dolor regional complejo (Spanish)
Temporomandibular disorders
Trigeminal neuralgia

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