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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 »

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 »