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Sub-Acute Headache, Chronic Headache and Migraine

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Sub-Acute Headache, Chronic Headache and Migraine by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Headache. It contains the following chapters:

    • Sub-Acute and Chronic Headache
    • Classic Migraine
    • Common Migraine

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    1. A headache due to venous sinus thrombosis
    2. Migraine headaches
    3. Tension headaches
    4. A headache due to trigeminal neuralgia
    5. Chronic daily headache
    1. Migraines are commonly seen in males.
    2. Migraine can present with an aura prior to the start of an headache.
    3. Migraines can get better when the patient is in the dark.
    4. Migraines start to manifest in childhood or adolescence.
    5. Migraines is usually associated with photophobia.
    1. Sterile inflammation
    2. Sterile pus
    3. Hypertension
    4. Thrombosis of bilateral temporal arteries
    5. Stretching of the meninges due to blood accumulation
    1. Caffeine
    2. Beta blockers
    3. Calcium channel blockers
    4. Tricyclic antidepressants
    5. Antiepileptics

    Author of lecture Sub-Acute Headache, Chronic Headache and Migraine

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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    By Hamed S. on 16. March 2017 for Sub-Acute Headache, Chronic Headache and Migraine

    It would have been good to further discuss migraine headaches and tensions headaches. I would have like to learn more about the features of aura (incl scotomas). Moreover, a discussion on what constitutes medication overuse headache is warranted given the ease of access to OTC analgesics. Finally an opportunity has been missed to discuss if which circumstances you would consider the use of prophylactic therapies