Following recent guidelines set by the International Classification of Headache Disorders, this reference presents the most current diagnostic and treatment protocols for migraine and other headache conditions. Chapters are authored by internationally renowned headache clinicians and scientists, including several past presidents of the American Hea

chapter 1|22 pages


ByMarcelo E. Bigal, Richard B. Lipton

chapter 2|14 pages

The Epidemiology and Impact of Migraine

ByRichard B. Lipton, Marcelo E. Bigal

chapter 4|16 pages

Comorbidity of Migraine

ByNancy C. P. Low, Kathleen Ries Merikangas

chapter 5|6 pages

Pain Sensitivity: Intracranial and Extracranial Structures

ByTodd D. Rozen

chapter 6|14 pages

Pathophysiology of Aura

ByM. Sanchez del Rio and U. Reuter

chapter 7|18 pages

Pathophysiology of Migraine

ByPeter J. Goadsby

chapter 8|14 pages

Allodynia and Sensitization in Migraine

ByWilliam B. Young, Avi Ashkenazi, Michael L. Oshinsky

chapter 9|18 pages

Genetics of Migraine and Other Primary Headaches

ByGisela M. Terwindt, Esther E. Kors, Joost Haan, Kaate R. J. Vanmolkot, Rune R. Frants, Arn M. J. M. van den Maagdenberg, and Michel D. Ferrari

chapter 10|14 pages

Identification or Exclusion of Secondary Headaches

ByRandolph W. Evans, R. Allan Purdy

chapter 11|10 pages

Differential Diagnosis of Primary Headaches: An Algorithm-Based Approach

ByRichard B. Lipton, Marcelo E. Bigal

chapter 12|18 pages

Diagnostic and Severity Tools for Migraine

ByMarcelo E. Bigal, Richard B. Lipton

chapter 13|16 pages

Migraine Without Aura

ByFred Sheftell, Roger Cady

chapter 14|14 pages

Migraine with Aura

ByMalene Kirchmann Eriksen, Jes Olesen

chapter 15|10 pages

Childhood Periodic Syndromes

ByVincenzo Guidetti, Federica Galli, Azzurra Alesini, Federico Dazzi

chapter 16|10 pages

Retinal, or ‘‘Monocular,’’ Migraine

ByBrian M. Grosberg, Seymour Solomon

chapter 17|18 pages

Status Migrainosus, Persistent Aura, Migraine-Associated Seizures (‘‘Migralepsy’’), and Migrainous Infarction

ByJessica Crowder, Curtis Delplanche, John F. Rothrock

chapter 18|20 pages

Principles of Headache Management

ByMarc S. Husid, Alan M. Rapoport

chapter 20|16 pages

Nonspecific Migraine Acute Treatment

ByAbouch Krymchantowski, Stewart J. Tepper

chapter 21|22 pages

Specific Acute Migraine Treatment: Ergotamine and Triptans

ByHans-Christoph Diener, Volker Limmroth

chapter 22|52 pages

Preventive Treatment for Migraine

ByStephen D. Silberstein

chapter 23|12 pages

Herbal Medicines and Vitamins

ByJean Schoenen, Delphine Magis

chapter 24|18 pages

Treatment of Migraine in Children and Adolescents

ByPaul Winner

chapter 26|18 pages

Migraine in the Emergency Department

ByMerle Diamond, Benjamin W. Friedman

chapter 27|14 pages

Progression Forms of Migraine

ByMarcelo E. Bigal, Richard B. Lipton

chapter 28|12 pages

The Future of Migraine Therapies

ByTodd Schwedt, David Dodick

chapter 29|14 pages

Tension-Type Headache

ByRigmor Jensen

chapter 30|24 pages

Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias

ByDavid Dodick

chapter 31|14 pages

Other Primary Headaches

ByLawrence C. Newman, Susan W. Broner, Christine L. Lay

chapter 32|14 pages

When the Treatment of Headache Fails

ByRichard B. Lipton, Marcelo E. Bigal