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Migraine Preventive Therapies
With new—and first-in-class—migraine-specific treatments, preventive treatment of migraine is changing quickly.
Charisse Litchman, MD, FAHS; and Sirisha Sanamandra, MBBS
Migraine Acute Therapies
Acute treatment of migraine improves daily function and reduces associated disability and risk of transformation to chronic migraine.
Rashmi B. Halker Singh, MD; Amaal J. Starling, MD; and Juliana VanderPluym, MD
Migraine in Children
Headache is common in children and adolescents and there are exciting developments in diagnosis, classification, and treatment.
Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO, FAHS; and Scott Otallah, MD
Migraine During Pregnancy
Developing plans for treatment during pregnancy before conception can relieve stress for both patient and provider.
Kate Onorato, MD; Carrie Dougherty, MD, FAHS; and Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS
Procedural Treatments for Headache Disorders
Botulinum toxin injections, nerve blocks, and trigger point injections are safe and effective in-office treatment options.
Regina Krel, MD; and Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS
Neuromodulation Therapies for Headache
Neuromodulation devices creates potential paradigm shift in headache medicine.
Umer Najib, MD, FAHS; Jessica Frey, MD; and David B. Watson, MD, FAHS, FAAN
Behavioral and Integrative Therapies for Headache
Many patients who may benefit from these treatments may not be aware nonpharmacologic approaches exist.
Mary Motwani, PhD; and Deena Kuruvilla, MD
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Therapies for Headache
Shown effective for treatment of pain, Cannabis may have benefits for patients with headache, but more research is still needed.
Niushen Zhang, MD
Cluster Headache Preventive Therapies
The challenges of cluster headache lead to treatments and further understanding.
Emmanuelle A. D. Schindler, MD, PhD; and Christopher Gottschalk, MD
Neuromuscular Notes: Genetics of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Genetic discovery and the promise of gene therapy create hope for effective treatments and eventual prevention.
Katharine Nicholson, MD
Epilepsy Essentials: Chronobiology of Epilepsy
As we expand our understanding of seizure cycles, the new field of chronoepileptology begins.
Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN
Stroke Spotlight: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Cerebral Vasospasm
Cerebral vasospasm increases morbidity and mortality in persons with subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Saif A. Bushnaq, MD; and Sunil A. Sheth, MD
Dementia Insights: Cognitive Consequences of Perimenopause
A possible contribution of perimenopause should be considered when evaluating women with cognitive complaints.
Ronald Devere, MD, FAAN