Autonomic function in tension-type headache.

  title={Autonomic function in tension-type headache.},
  author={Deniz Y Yerdelen and Tayfun Açil and Basak Karakurum Goksel and Mehmet Ali Karataş},
  journal={Acta neurologica Belgica},
  volume={107 4},
The pathogenesis of tension-type headache (TTH) is poorly understood. TTH is mostly associated with the sympathetic nervous system. Reports considering autonomic nervous system functioning with regard to TTH are limited. Autonomic nervous system disorders could however play a role in the etiopathology of TTH. Compared with sympathetic nervous system functioning, techniques for evaluating parasympathetic nervous system activity are more limited. Therefore, the aim of the study was to measure… CONTINUE READING