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Mechanism and Management of Headache

Based on the current classification of the International Headache Society, this revised and updated 7th Edition provides up-to-date, practical guidance on the very latest advances in research into the pathophysiology, clinical aspects, and treatment of all types of headache—including migraine, tension-type headache, cluster headache, and chronic daily headache. It provides an optimal blend of clinical know-how and relevant basic science, written in an easy-to-read, engaging style.

Neurologists, Internists, Psychiatrists


Published: December 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7530-7


  • 1.The History of Headache

    2.Recording a Patient’s Case History

    3. Types of Headache

    4. Diagnosis Based on the History

    5. Physical Examination

    6. Migraine: Varieties

    7. Migraine: Clinical Aspects

    8. Migraine: Pathophysiology

    9. Migraine: Treatment

    10. Tension-type Headache

    11. Chronic Daily Headache

    12. Cluster Headache and Other Tigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias

    13. Other Primary headache and Distinction from Those with Structured Cause

    14. Post-Traumatic Headache and Whiplash Injury

    15. Vascular Disorders

    16. Non-Vascular Intracranial Disorders

    17. Disorders of the Neck, Cranial and Extracranial Structures

    18. Cranial Neuralgias and Central Causes of Facial Pain

    19. The Investigation and General Management of Headache

    Appendix A. An Explanation of Hyperventilation

    Appendix B. Relaxation Exercises


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