Pesquisa no site: 'frequency of headache'


25/02/2012

Epidemiological survey of headache in the period from 1998 to 2008 in the backland of Pernambuco – Brazil


Objective: To accomplish through a epidemiological survey the frequency of headache during a period of ten years. Method: This is a retrospective study with analysis of the headache complains of all the patients who were attended at the Service of Neurology between 1998 and 2008. 19.900 patients (59...




25/02/2012

Primary headache in obesity: current aspects and metabolic


Migraine and obesity are highly prevalent disturbs in general population, but little is known about their association. Obesity and migraine are risk factors for stroke and cardiovascular diseases and obesity seems to interfere in the natural history of migraine. This review article was realized base...




25/02/2012

Frequency of headache types in patients seen at the urgent care ward of the University of Minas Gerais Hospital


Introduction: Headache is a common reason for seeking urgent medical care. Knowing its main causes in emergency tertiary centers can help in the differential diagnosis and in the treatment of these patients. Objective: To assess the frequency of headache types in pa...




25/02/2012

Headache associated with the Chiari type I malformation


The aim of this study was to perform a brief review of the literature on headache associated with the Chiari type 1 malformation (CM-1). The clinical presentation of CM-1 is very varied. It may be asymptomatic or progress as a medullary syndrome affecting the long motor pathways with spasticity of a...




25/02/2012

Impacto da migrânea em estudantes universitários


Objectives: To perform a descriptive epidemiological study about the impact of headaches in a medical student population. Background: Medical students are a group at special high risk to suffer headache and migraine. As far as we know, there are not specific studie...




19/03/2012

Chronic migraine and medication overuse: Still a debate


Progressive headache consequent to drug overuse is an old critical issue. Migraine specially and the development of its daily or near-daily presentation due to overuse of immediate-relief medications is suggested since the eighties when Mathew and col. described this transformation and named it tran...




02/03/2012

The abrupt outpatient withdrawal of symptomatic medications improve the headache in chronic migraine patients. A prospective study


Patients with chronic migraine (CM) frequently overuse symptomatic medications (SM). This creates a cycle of rebound and withdrawal symptoms that transforms the headache into a daily or near-daily presentation. Some also believe this profile of overusing SM is responsible for the inefficacy of preve...