Headaches -- they affect us all. But when the problem is recurrent enough to drive your patient to tell you about it, there are a variety of effective management options. Accurate diagnosis is key. Help here.


A 29-year-old man presented with a 4-year history of headache and severe neck pain. What does the cervical MRI scan without contrast reveal?

Electric stimulation of peripheral nerves shows promise as a long-term treatment for patients with chronic headache.

The sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) has recently been the target of a novel treatment for patients with cluster headaches. A sham-controlled randomized study of an implantable stimulator of the SPG offers encouraging preliminary results.

Mucormycosis, an angioinvasive yeast infection of the Mucorales order of the class of Zygomycetes, often grows in patients with diabetes mellitus, especially in the presence of diabetic ketoacidosis.

Women who have migraine with aura, especially those who take combined hormonal contraceptives (CHCs) have an increased risk for cardiovascular or thrombotic events.

Löfgren’s syndrome is a form of acute sarcoidosis characterized by a triad of symptoms: hilar adenopathy, erythema nodosum, and arthralgias.

Stroke survival and thoughts of suicide; PCP shortage; pediatric headache treatments; antidepressants and prolonged QT interval; calcium supplements, men, and CVD.


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