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


Abdominal migraine
Childhood migraine
Hemiplegic migraine
Late-life migrainous accompaniments
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


Back pain
Back pain in children
Brachial neuritis
Brachial plexus injuries
Cancer pain
Central neuropathic pain
Chronic pain
Complex regional pain syndrome
Femoral neuropathy
Lumbosacral plexus injuries
Myofascial pain syndrome
Neuropathic pain: treatment
Neurovascular injuries
Pain, headache, and oromandibular structures
Painful ophthalmoplegia
Peripheral nerve injuries
Peroneal neuropathy
Phantom limb pain
Radial neuropathy
Sciatic neuropathy
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 in headache treatment
Chiropractic manipulation: neurologic complications
Neurosurgical management of chronic pain
Valproic acid

Related Topics

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


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See what's being published in neurology and the neurosciences.

Gluten-free diet may help people with neuropathic pain
Feb 28, 2018
Researchers find that people following a strict gluten-free diet were 89% less likely to have neuropathic pain than people not following the diet.
Grinding your teeth? Botulinum toxin may help
Jan 18, 2018
Those who received shots of onabotulinum toxin-A were more likely to improve on assessments of their teeth grinding and clenching symptoms than people who received a placebo injection.
Migraine surgery produces ‘dramatic improvements’ in functioning, study finds
Jan 02, 2018
In addition to reducing headache frequency and severity, surgical treatment for migraine leads to significant improvements in everyday functioning and coping ability.
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Alternating hemiplegia
Chiari malformation
Cluster headache
Complementary and alternative medicine
Complex regional pain syndrome
Malformaciones de Chiari (Spanish)
Medicina complementaria y alternativa (Spanish)
Neuralgia del trigemino (Spanish)
Síndrome de dolor regional complejo (Spanish)
Temporomandibular disorders
Trigeminal neuralgia


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