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Verapamil in the prophylaxis of episodic cluster headache: A double-blind study versus placebo
Article abstract The authors performed a double-blind, double-dummy study to compare the efficacy of verapamil with placebo in the prophylaxis of episodic cluster headache. After 5 days’ run-in, 15Expand
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Increased familial risk of cluster headache
The authors studied the occurrence of cluster headache in the families of 220 Italian patients with cluster headache. A positive family history was found in 20% (44/220) of the families. ComparedExpand
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The Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) Questionnaire: Translation and Reliability of the Italian Version
We have developed and tested an Italian version of the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) questionnaire, an established instrument for assessing headache-related disability. A multistep processExpand
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Biofeedback-Assisted Relaxation Training for Young Adolescents with Tension-Type Headache: A Controlled Study
Tension-type headache is common in children and adolescents and is generally treated with medication, but emerging literature suggests that various behavioral treatments may provide efficaciousExpand
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Behavioral and Pharmacologic Treatment of Transformed Migraine With Analgesic Overuse: Outcome at 3 Years
Objective.—To determine whether combined treatment using medication and biofeedback would be more effective than drug treatment alone for treating transformed migraine complicated by analgesicExpand
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Quality of life and disability in primary chronic daily headaches
Abstract. We assessed functional disability and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Italian patients suffering from chronic migraine and medication overuse (150 subjects) or chronic clusterExpand
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Disability and quality of life in different primary headaches: results from Italian studies
Abstract.Headaches may have a wide range of impact on patients’ lives. We report the results of Italian studies in which disability and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients withExpand
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Are Depressive Symptomatology, Self‐Efficacy, and Perceived Social Support Related to Disability and Quality of Life in Patients With Chronic Migraine Associated to Medication Overuse? Data From a
Chronic migraine with medication overuse (CM‐MO) impairs quality of life (QoL) and causes disability. Psychosocial variables such as depressive symptomatology, self‐efficacy, and social support haveExpand
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Pain processing in medication overuse headache: a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study.
OBJECTIVE The primary aim was to investigate functional differences between medication overuse headache (MOH) patients and controls with the purpose of evaluating the presence of a global alterationExpand
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Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation for acute treatment of high-frequency and chronic migraine: an open-label study
BackgroundThe treatment of migraine headache is challenging given the lack of a standardized approach to care, unsatisfactory response rates, and medication overuse. Neuromodulation therapy hasExpand
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