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Surprise Values of Common Triggers Predict Daily Headache Activity – Clinical Pain Advisor

Uncommon levels, or surprise values, of potential headache triggers were associated with headache activity, according to a study published in Headache. Researchers completed a secondary analysis of the Headache Prediction Study to evaluate the effect surprise values, or the amount a trigger differs from the normal routine, has on causing a headache attack. Trigger surprise values… Read More »

FDA approves Lilly’s migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment – CNBC

Eli Lilly’s office in La Jolla, California. Konrad Fiedler | Bloomberg | Getty Images Eli Lilly and Co’s migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said. Emgality belongs to a new class of drugs called… Read More »

Central Sensitization May Occur in Cluster Headache – Clinical Pain Advisor

Individuals with vs without cluster headache were found to have lower cranial and extracranial pressure pain thresholds (PPTs), indicating central sensitization, according to a study published in Pain Medicine. Although central sensitization and its clinical markers — allodynia, hyperalgesia, and temporal summation (TS) — have been documented in some headache disorders and suggested as possible… Read More »