Pain thresholds in daily transformed migraine versus episodic migraine headache patients.

@article{Kitaj2005PainTI,
  title={Pain thresholds in daily transformed migraine versus episodic migraine headache patients.},
  author={Madeleine B Kitaj and Michelle Klink},
  journal={Headache},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 8},
  pages={992-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to test whether pain thresholds of patients with episodic migraine (EM) are significantly different from transformed migraine (TM) patients as measured by Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST) and Semmes-Weinstein Monofilaments (SW). BACKGROUND Although there are many theories, none have undeniably proven why many TM patients are refractory to triptans and other gold standard medications. The hypothesis was that baseline pain thresholds of TM patients… CONTINUE READING