A 66-y/o man presents with worsening generalized headache x2 days plus chills and dry cough. Initial concerns: encephalitis, influenza, URI, pneumonia? Your Dx?
Headache and Migraine
Two first-in-class migraine drugs, the first generic version of NuvaRing®, and 7 more fourth quarter FDA-approved drugs for primary care.
The FDA has approved the first oral CGRP receptor antagonist in pill form for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults.
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When a patient presents to their primary care physician with a headache, it's not always diagnosed as the migraine it is. These 6 tips from a neurologist can help.
Five migraine management essentials for PCPs and headache patients are summarized with the mnemonic SEEDS.
"Typical aura without headache" is a relatively rare headache diagnosis and not easy to make. Three leading headache specialists offer guidance on how to recognize and treat.
Lasmitidan is the first 5-HT1F receptor agonist to receive FDA approval and was found superior to placebo for reduction of migraine pain and most bothersome symptom at 2 hours.
Children, tweens, and adolescents with migraine can use Migraine Trainer to log and share details that will help physicians individualize care in this vulnerable population.
Throbbing occipital headache x2 wks; abrupt onset, no history. Reason for alarm? Neurologist Peter McAllister, MD, suggests you SNOOP first.