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By Aksel Siva, Christian Lampl

ISBN-10: 3319068857

ISBN-13: 9783319068855

ISBN-10: 3319068865

ISBN-13: 9783319068862

This e-book presents the training health professional with a pragmatic method of the prognosis, review and administration of headache problems in keeping with classes discovered from real-life headache sufferers. across the world recognized headache specialists current instances from their very own perform and speak about the overview and administration of every case step-by-step. The essentially based chapters hide preliminary evaluate and diagnostic work-up, imaging, differential prognosis, interpretation of findings of additional work-up, remedies and reaction and key issues. a large spectrum of headache forms is roofed, together with either basic and secondary headache problems. The reader will the way to diagnose and deal with various headache issues without delay from the scientific event of specialists. Case-Based prognosis and administration of Headache Disorders should be of price for neurologists and quite a lot of physicians – from these in different specialties to fundamental care givers.

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She tried numerous migraine prophylactic substances such as propranolol, verapamil, and amitriptyline. Propranolol was used also for a chronic essential tachycardia around 110 bpm at untreated resting condition. With the combination of the above medications, the patient was able to maintain her part-time job. However, she used most of her leisure time to suffer or recover from her numerous migraine attacks and headache days. About 10–15 applications of sumatriptan were needed per month. In 2003, the use of Botox was finally approved by her health insurance and 100 units were applied for the first time in 2004.

Negro and P. Martelletti 4. Gentile G, Borro M, Lala N, Missori S, Simmaco M, Martelletti P (2010) Genetic polymorphisms related to efficacy and overuse of triptans in chronic migraine. J Headache Pain 11(5):431–435 5. Gentile G, Missori S, Borro M, Sebastianelli A, Simmaco M, Martelletti P (2010) Frequencies of genetic polymorphisms related to triptans metabolism in chronic migraine. J Headache Pain 11(2):151–156 6. Innamorati M, Pompili M, Fiorillo M, Lala N, Negro A, Del Bono SD, Lester D, Girardi P, Martelletti P (2013) Overattachment and perceived disability in chronic migraineurs.

Negro • P. it © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 A. Siva, C. 1007/978-3-319-06886-2_5 29 30 A. Negro and P. Martelletti drugs. Over the years the patient experienced the onset of many drug-related side effects, such as weight gain (flunarizine, valproic acid, amitriptyline, propranolol, atenolol), cognitive disorders, loss of visual acuity (topiramate), and dyspnea on exertion (propranolol, atenolol). She also experienced the onset of progressive diastolic hypertension, with a family history of such disease in her father, with no evidence in both renal function and renal ultrasound morphology.

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