Artigos Ano 2010


Publicado na 2ª edição de 2010

Headache and Neuroimmunology: controversies


Headaches are prevalent among patients with neuroimmunological disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). Some autoimmune diseases of the CNS are traditionally recognized as headache causes and therefore are included in the International Headache Disorders Classification. In other conditions, su...




Publicado na 2ª edição de 2010

Headache attributed to hypothyroidism


Headache and hypothyroidism are clinical conditions that cause major impact in the quality of life. It is well known that hypothyroidism and headache are both more frequent in women. Hypothyroidism is a common disease clinically recognized as a complex syndrome with signs and symptoms affecting most...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2010

Analysis of the package inserts of migraine prophylactics


Introduction: The use of migraine prophylactics is based on clinical evidence and the personal experience of those who prescribe them. Medicines commonly indicated for other diseases are used and they do not have any recommendation for preventing migraines on their package inserts....




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2010

Epidemiological aspects of headache in elderly patients in the Outpatient Headache Sergipe


Introduction: Elderly patients constitute important parcel of all the medical care in Brazil. The headache continues being the more frequent neurological complaint in this population; its peculiarities in this age have received special attention due to presence of distinct characte...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2010

Chronobiological features in episodic and chronic migraine


Altered melatonin secretion and circadian, seasonal variations have been shown in migraine patients, but little is known about migraine chronobiological features. Two hundred migraine patients were studied. Headaches were reported to occur after changes in patients sleep schedule (46%), shift work (...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2010

Frequency of migraine among patients followed at the Epilepsy Clinic of the Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais


The relationship between migraine and epilepsy is well known for many years. Both conditions are chronic neurologic disorders, occur in paroxistic attacks and present a series of clinical features in common. The objective of the present study was to determine the frequency of migraine among epilepti...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2010

Headaches and hyperhidrosis: clinical features and outcomes after surgery


Both headache disorders and hyperhidrosis are debilitating conditions. Several primary headache syndromes have prominent autonomic features; the main therapeutic option for severe, focal hyperhidrosis addresses the autonomic system (thoracoscopic sympathectomy). Accordingly, herein we assessed heada...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2010

Lithium-responsive headaches


Introduction: Lithium-responsive headaches are primary and they have beginning nocturnal or on awakening. They are classified in three groups: Nocturnal Migraine, Cluster Headache, and Hypnic Headache. All three types show a positive therapeutic response to lithium and the average ...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2010

Migraine and tension-type headache: a few historical aspects


The primary headaches are routinely present in today's society, among the main representatives are tension-type headache (TTH) and migraine. We reviewed a few historical aspects about primary headaches....




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2010

Successful treatment of SUNCT syndrome with divalproex sodium extended-release


Introduction: Short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT) syndrome is a primary rare headache. This syndrome is known to be refractory to pharmacotherapy. Various treatments have been tried for SUNCT syndrome, generally of l...