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Restless legs syndrome
  • K. Ekbom
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • 1 September 1960
TLDR
Restless legs syndrome is a common cause of insomnia related to problems with sleep initiation and sleep maintenance, unrefreshing sleep, and excessive daytime sleepiness, and it may signify an underlying medical condition. Expand
Migraine, Chronic Tension-Type Headache, and Cluster Headache in An Ethiopian Rural Community
TLDR
The prevalence of migraine among rural Ethiopians was less than among Nigerian Africans and the most frequent trigger factors were emotional stress, changes of weather, physical exhaustion, and smell. Expand
A clinical comparison of cluster headache and migraine.
  • K. Ekbom
  • Medicine
  • Acta neurologica Scandinavica
  • 1970
Nitrolglycerin as a provocative agent in cluster headache.
  • K. Ekbom
  • Medicine
  • Archives of neurology
  • 1 November 1968
TLDR
A definite method for provoking an attack would therefore be of value, from both the diagnostic-therapeutic and the pathophysiological aspects, to establish the mechanism of the actual headache. Expand
Subcutaneous sumatriptan in the acute treatment of cluster headache: a dose comparison study
TLDR
The 12 mg dose was not significantly better than the 6 mg dose and was associated with more adverse events, and the 6mg dose is therefore recommended for the acute treatment of cluster headache. Expand
Circadian secretion of cortisol and melatonin in cluster headache during active cluster periods and remission.
TLDR
The cyclic nature of cluster headache warranted a study of the 24-hour rhythms of serum cortisol and melatonin, and the rise of cortisol following many attacks might in part represent an adaptive response to pain. Expand
Plasma kinetics of carbamazepine and its epoxide metabolite in man after single and multiple doses
TLDR
The results suggest that carbamazepine induces its own metabolism in man, and is administered orally to four patients as a single dose, and one week later three times daily for 15–21 days. Expand
ERGOTAMINE TARTRATE ORALLY IN HORTON'S “HISTAMINIC CEPHALGIA” (ALSO CALLED HARRIS'S “CILIARY NEURALGIA”): A NEW METHOD OF TREATMENT
TLDR
According to Horton, the disease is marked by short paroxysms of violent, unilateral headache in the eye, temple, neck or face, accompanied by congestion and watering of the eye and rhinorrhea or stuffiness of the nostril. Expand
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