Artigos Ano 2013


Publicado na 1ª edição de 2013

Depressive symptomatology in adolescents with primary headache


Objective: The study aimed to investigate the relationship between depressive symptoms and primary headache in adolescents. Methods: 117 students (68 girls) of Public School from Recife, aged between 11 and 17 years (14.0 ± 1.7 years), were eval...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2013

Serotonin syndrome and the triptans


Serotonin syndrome (SS) is a potentially life-threatening adverse drug reaction that can result from interaction between two ormore serotoninergic drugs and even from the use of a single serotoninergic drug. This condition is an acute toxic reactionto substances that enhance serotoninergic...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2013

Psychiatric comorbidities in patients with primary headache


This study sought to conduct a non-systematic review of publications related to headache and psychiatric comorbidity. It is noted that headache has several comorbidities, including depression and anxiety. About 30% of headache patients have depression and 60% have anxiety symptom...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2013

Forward head in adults with headache


Background and objectives: Some musculoskeletal disorders of the cranio-cervical region, as head protrusion, decreased mobility and cervical myofascial trigger points, have been studied in subjects with headache. The protrusion of the head seems to be an antalgic...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2013

Headache and art: ex-voto as art of devotion and gratitude


In this article the authors review the use of ex-vote as an artform expressing devotion and gratitude. Ex-voto may be manifested as objects or paintings, as a form of thanksgiving for an answered prayer or a blessing received. Several saints are invoked when one is dealing with incapa...




Publicado na 1ª edição de 2013

The physician and migraine: knowledge and procedures on an emergency care service


Objective: This study analysed a group of emergency room doctors from a mid-size Brazilian town knowlegde about migraine and how they provide care for XXX acute migraine patients. Methods: This qualitative study used instruments such as the Sampl...




Publicado na 3ª edição de 2013

XXVII Congresso Brasileiro de Cefaleia - Temas Livres - Apresentação de posters Cefaleia e Dor Orofacial


XXVII Congresso Brasileiro de CefaleiaTemas Livres - Apresentação de Posters Cefaleia e Dor Orofacial...




Publicado na 2ª edição de 2013

Fibromyalgia and Headaches


Fibromyalgia is characterized for chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain for which no tissue inflammation or damage can be identified. This review aims to examine the studies on fibromyalgia and headache focusing on prevalence, pathophysiology and clinical features. Population studies show that fib...




Publicado na 2ª edição de 2013

Health related quality of life in children with migraine. A controlled study


Background: Headaches are prevalent in the pediatric population. Migraine significantly impacts the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of sufferers. Objective: To measure the impact of migraine on the HRQoL of children, by applying the Brazilian version of t...




Publicado na 2ª edição de 2013

Migraine and the triggering food factors


The migraine is a common and disabling disorder that may be related to several factors, including the diet. It is postulate that there is an association between migraine attacks and intake of certain foods and beverages such as ripened cheese, wine, yoghurt, citrus fruits, beer and chocolate. Other ...




Publicado na 2ª edição de 2013

Are cervical muscles involved in migraine and tension-type headache pathogenesis? A review


Migraine and tension-type headache (TTH) physiopathology is still unclear and controversial. According to researches, there is an association between these primary headaches and musculoskeletal dysfunctions of deep and superficial cervical flexor muscles. Therefore, it is possible to suspect that th...




Publicado na 2ª edição de 2013

Cross-cultural adaptation of the Brazilian Portuguese version of Quality of Life Headache-Youth (QLH-Y) Questionnaire


Objectives: To translate into Portuguese, culturally adapt and validate the Quality of Life Headache - Youth (QLH-Y), assessing its reliability through internal consistency of its items in a sample of adolescents of both sexes, attending public schools in the city of Recife.




Publicado na 4ª edição de 2013

Socio-economic aspects of headache in the elderly


Introduction: Among the health impairments of the elderly, headache is the main complaint for seeking medical help, and its quality depends on social conditions. Objective: To delineate the socioeconomic scenario of headache in elderly, through a critical review.




Publicado na 4ª edição de 2013

Headache anticipating Bell's palsy: can we prevent the facial palsy by diagnosing and treating early?


Bell's palsy is a peripheral facial palsy with high incidence, which has some associated factors such as pregnancy, diabetes mellitus and hypertension, in addition to infection by some subtypes of the herpes virus, i.e. herpes simplex and herpes zoster sine herpete. A common feature of patients with...




Publicado na 4ª edição de 2013

Expansion of listening experience with use of the PRACTICE tool for voluntary assistance of patients with chronic orofacial pain


Background and Objectives: Chronic pain affects approximately 30% of the world population and requires considerable insight to the doctor to confirm a diagnosis which would establish relations between expressions painful and what is behind them. This paper aims to describe the exper...




Publicado na 4ª edição de 2013

Headache and celiac disease or gluten sensitivity – a review


The aim of this study is to do a review of the relationship of celiac disease (CD) or gluten sensitivity (GS) with headache.The authors conclude that there is a connection between headaches and gluten intolerance....




Publicado na 4ª edição de 2013

Impact of primary headache on quality of life in military policemen and its relation to common mental disorder


Objective: To determine the impact caused by primary headache on quality of life in military policemen of Recife and its relation to the presence of common mental disorders. Methods: This is a transversal study with 211 active policemen, aged between 20 and 50 years...