Managing migraine and other headache syndromes in those over 50.

@article{Dees2013ManagingMA,
  title={Managing migraine and other headache syndromes in those over 50.},
  author={Brett Dees and Rhonda Coleman-Jackson and Linda Hershey},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2013},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={243-6}
}
Migraine in an older person may appear with sensory or motor phenomena ("late-life migraine accompaniments"), so that it may be confused with transient ischemic attack or stroke. An older patient may have cervicogenic headache in addition to migraine. Medication overuse headache is just as much of a problem in older patients as it is in younger ones. Abdominal migraine without headache can be seen in older adults as a migraine equivalent, just as it can occur in children. The most effective… CONTINUE READING