Headache management: pharmacological approaches

Alex J Sinclair, Aaron Sturrock, Brendan Davies, Manjit Matharu
Practical Neurology 2015, 15 (6): 411-23
Headache is one of the most common conditions presenting to the neurology clinic, yet a significant proportion of these patients are unsatisfied by their clinic experience. Headache can be extremely disabling; effective treatment is not only essential for patients but is rewarding for the physician. In this first of two parts review of headache, we provide an overview of headache management, emerging therapeutic strategies and an accessible interpretation of clinical guidelines to assist the busy neurologist.

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Akash Gupta

Can someone provide me first two papers either link or pdf..


Antony Gayed

I think the M:F ratio for migraines is a typo. Migraines are more prevalent in females.


Yasser Abdellatif

Hello everybody how can I get to read the papers? Thank you for your help.


Gloria Sánchez

There is other forms: accupunture, biopunture... For treatment of hedache.Without collaterals efects...


Antony Christodoulides

Fantastic overview


Markee Cuevas

What does that mean?

It means basically, the pharmacy is out-dated, and is currently undergoing C2 platform building opportunities through upgrading the rules and services provided to specific Doctors and their patients, as far as narcotic prescriptions go. Walgreens' is researching its Prescriber's Strongest Capabilities, and developing a series of specialty pharmacy pads for their Prescriber's Rx. Docs



My best friend has had a serious headache for a long time.She will have a badly headache after doing exercises or getting mad.And the situation is getting worse and worse now.Even if the temperature getting higher can cause her headache.This disease has badly influenced her life.We went to the children’s hospital and asked the doctor for help but no one can give us a right answer ……That’s really bad.My friend has to eat so much painkillers to deal with her headache.Now it’s just like a black cloud covered on our mind and there’s no way to solve it!


Markee Cuevas

Pain management has been 100% successful in this area of study, but forget the very advances we've achieved in the pharmaceutical fields of compound prescription medications like: Rx drugs specifically compounded mixtures of chalky medication-mixes, that a pharmacist mixes up using his tools in the back of the local pharmacy, or from a manufactering independent Company; like Walgreens' Pharmacy is a buyer from other facilities. High demand for pain killers seem to be the latest rage in the news media of medical health news, atleast this year has been the hardest year for prescribers facing the DEA for over-prescribing to patients according to law.

I think it's been long enough with restraining our local Walgreens' Pharmacy staff to invest in home-pharmed compound mixtures, investing in larger direct-serve lab facilities that are 100% pharmacy and no beauty supply. This would open up a medical-supplier Walgreens' where only the Walgreens' Prescribing Pharmacies can access the properly referred Prescribed Patients. Pain management has brought us tomorrow, and the future. We update minutely, every second we break through further in study-results and yielded outcome.

No more migraines for women, disabled vets, dogs, cats and even children! These are all needing being considered at the 18 years of age adult-responsibility aging respect of pain tolerance levels through aging; studies show active-retire 22 year old female suffers from tier level 5-6 in gravitational weight from stress on her Chakras, alone.

That is internal-weight disruption that equals out to a pain-scale level of 8-9, and pain tolerance level is highly surrmounted ontop of walls, after breaking 3 metatarsal foot bones. One healed crooked, which leaves her with a supplimental cost of 1 tier-level out of the 5-6 level-tiers she is reaching to this day due to delayed pharmaceutical compliance with her pharmacy.

Her pharmacy doesn't comply with Tier-Pain Level Prescribing, yet.


Lacey Pedersen

Stepping into further research with this mindset is exactly what we need to be doing. This is a huge part of overall pain management and controlling a patient's tier-levels of pain.


Amo Ismail

Head ache must treated


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