Headache

Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain publishes original articles on all aspects of head and face pain including communications on clinical and basic research, diagnosis and management, epidemiology, genetics, and pathophysiology of primary and secondary headaches, cranial neuralgias, and pains referred to the head and face. Ten issues annually feature original research investigations, review articles, case reports, short communications, letters to the editor, and news items regarding AHS plus medicolegal and socioeconomic aspects of head pain. Headache is the official journal of the American Headache Society.

Publisher
American Headache Society
Website
http://www.headachejournal.org/view/0/index.html
Impact factor
2.524 (2011)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Migraines may increase risk of pregnancy complications

In a study of women in Denmark with and without migraines who became pregnant, migraines were associated with an increased risk of pregnancy-associated hypertension disorders in the mother. Also, in newborns, maternal migraine ...

Health

Study reveals privacy issues in smartphone headache apps

Headache diaries are a mainstay of migraine management, and many commercial smartphone apps have been developed to help people track their pain. A new Headache study found that such apps often share information with third ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Migraines may be the brain's way of dealing with oxidative stress

A new perspective article highlights a compelling theory about migraine attacks: that they are an integrated mechanism by which the brain protects and repairs itself. Recent insightful findings and potential ways to use them ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Anxiety and depression linked to migraines

In a study of 588 patients who attended an outpatient headache clinic, more frequent migraines were experienced by participants with symptoms of anxiety and depression. In the Headache study, poor sleep quality was also found ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Predictive model may help forecast migraine attacks

A new model based on measuring stress from daily hassles may help forecast future migraine headache attacks in those who develop them frequently. The findings, which are published in a Headache study, suggest that it may ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study affirms treating insomnia may ease migraines

Even relatively brief sessions with a sleep therapist may prove useful in relieving the frequency of migraines for chronic sufferers, concludes a study conducted by researchers at the University of Mississippi.

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