Headache and Migraine in Practice

Headache and Migraine in Practice

1st Edition - May 27, 2022

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  • Editors: Mansoureh Togha, Elham Jafari, Hossein Ansari, Samaneh Haghighi, Seyed Mohammadianinejad
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323997294

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Headache and Migraine in Practice provides practical and precise approaches to the headaches and facial pains commonly encountered in hospitals and clinics. The book pays specific attention to the clinical features of headaches to present treatment solutions, while also recommending ICHD3 differential diagnoses based on diagnostic criteria. Topics covered were developed by colleagues with expertise in Neurology, Nutrition, Psychiatry, Physical Medicine, and Sports Medicine, thus providing a collaborative authorship that adds interdisciplinary value. Sections cover the diagnosis and treatment of various types of headaches in children, the elderly and women during different periods of pregnancy, lactation and hormone-related stages. This book is recommended for general practitioners, internists, neurologists, headache nurse specialists, and all others who would like to contribute to better diagnoses and more effective treatment plans for patients with headaches and facial pains.

Key Features

  • Provides practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of different primary and secondary headaches
  • Includes classifications of headaches according to the latest international headache standards
  • Covers a variety of migraine and headache types, as well as disorders affecting cervical structures and cranial nerves

Readership

Neurologists, clinicians, neuroscientists, researchers working in migraine and headache biology

Table of Contents

  • 1. Approach to a Patient with Migraine
    2. Migraine
    3. Tension-Type Headache
    4. Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias
    5. Other Primary Migraine Disorders
    6. Trauma or Injury to the Head and/or Neck
    7. Cranial and/or Cervical Vascular Disorder
    8. Alterations in Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure
    9. Medication Overuse
    10. Infection
    11. Disorders of Homoeostasis
    12. Disorders of the Cranium, Neck, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Sinuses, Teeth, Mouth or Other Facial or Cervical Structures
    13. Psychiatric Disorders
    14. Painful Lesions of the Cranial Nerves and Other Facial Pain
    15. Thunderclap Headache
    16. Pediatric Headache
    17. Gender Differences
    18. Older Populations
    19. Cervicogenic Headache from a Physical Medicine Perspective
    20. Exercise
    21. Diet, Food and Nutrition in Prevention and Treatment

Product details

  • No. of pages: 392
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: May 27, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323997294

About the Editors

Mansoureh Togha

Dr. Togha has 25 years’ experience in academic teaching. She studied general medicine at Shiraz University and is board certified in neurology from Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She is now a professor of neurology at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She teaches medical students and neurology residents and has received the Avicenna, Hakim Jorjani Award as one of the best university teachers in the field of education. Dr. Togha’s main clinical and research interests are diagnosis and management of headache and facial pain disorders. She has co-authored more than 140 articles and 5 neurology books so far, and is among the most highly cited neurologists in Iran. She is the founder and president of the Iranian Headache Society and the organizer of the headache fellowship in Iran. She is also the editor of the headache section of the Iranian Journal of Neurology. She is actively involved in several domestic and international professional associations, including the International Headache Association (IHS) and the European Headache Federation and has presented at many national and international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran; Founder and President, Iranian Headache Society and the organizer of the Headache fellowship, Iran

Elham Jafari

Dr Elham Jafari studied general medicine at Tehran University and was board certificated in neurology in 2011 by Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sina Hospital. She is an active member and site administrator of the Iranian Headache Association. Dr. Jafari is especially interested in clinical and research work in the field of headache. She has presented in several national and international conferences in the field of headache.

Affiliations and Expertise

Active Member and Site Administrator, Iranian Headache Association, Iran

Hossein Ansari

Dr. Ansari is Associate professor of Neuroscience and Director of Headache Clinic at the University of San Diego, California. He has been based at the University of California, San Diego since 2015 when he established the university’s Headache and Facial Pain Clinic. He now serves as director, alongside his appointment as an Associate Professor of Neuroscience and his teaching and patient care duties. In July 2020 Dr. Ansari joined the Kaizen Brain Center in La Jolla to develop a Headache Clinic and Facial Pain Clinic, and additionally expand the concussion and traumatic brain injury (TBI) unit. Before his move to California, he created a multidisciplinary Headache Clinic at Neurology and Neuroscience Associates (NNA) in Akron Ohio, where he then served as Medical Director. He is actively involved in multiple domestic and international professional societies including the International Headache Society (IHS) and has presented in numerous national and international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Director, Headache clinic University of California, San Diego, California, USA

Samaneh Haghighi

Dr. Samaneh Haghighi is an assistant professor of neurology at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sina Hospital. She is a board-certified neurologist and completed an epilepsy fellowship at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. She is an active member of the Iranian Headache Association and has presented at several national and international conferences in the field of headache. In 2018, Dr. Haghighi was executive secretary of the 6th European Headache Federation School of Advanced Studies (EHF-SAS) Headache School.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Sina Hospital, Tehran, Iran

Seyed Mohammadianinejad

Dr. Mohammadianinejad is an associate professor of neurology at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and researcher at the research center of Imam Khomeini Hospital. He was board certified in neurology in 1999 and completed a fellowship in multiple sclerosis in 2017. Dr. Mohammadianinejad has been an active member of the Iranian Headache Society (IHS) for the last six years, working on scientific activities in collaboration with colleagues in the society. He has also been a lecturer and/or active participant at several national and international headache meetings and symposiums. His special interests are in the areas of headache and multiple sclerosis, and he has published several articles in collaboration with colleagues in peer-reviewed journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Neurology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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