Get On Top of Headaches: 10 New Findings

April 21, 2016
Leo Robert
Leo Robert

Headache was a hot topic at the AAN Annual Meeting, and several studies have added to the literature. This slideshow summarizes the latest.

Tension-type headache is the second most common illness worldwide, and migraine ranks third. Up to 4% of the world’s adults have a headache or migraine on 15 or more days each month. In the United States, headache accounts for about 18 million office visits each year.Headache was a hot topic at the 68th American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, held in Vancouver, BC, Canada (April 15-21, 2016), and several new studies have added to the literature in recent days.Click through the slides above for the latest research findings and developments on headache and migraine.

References:

1. Headaches on the Rebound

2. Predict Inadequate Response to Episodic Migraine Medication

3. Revised Botulinum Toxin Guidelines

4. Headaches and Irritable Bowel Syndrome Share Genes

5. Where There's Smoke, There's Headache

6. Migraine Flares in Adults Abused as Children

7. Study: Slash Salt to Dash Headache

8. Progressive Muscle Relaxation Mitigates Migraine

9. Brain Injury, Headache Hit Football Hard

10. Traumatic Brain Injury in Vets Predicts Headache