Periodic Hypnic Migraine

  title={Periodic Hypnic Migraine},
  author={Randolph W. Evans and Rachel Hering-Hanit},
  journal={Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain},
CLINICAL HISTORY A 56-year-old woman was seen with a 40-year history of headaches occurring about once every 3 to 6 months. The headaches only occur after she has been asleep for a few hours and never have an onset while awake. She describes a severe bifrontaltemporal throbbing with noise and possibly light sensitivity but no nausea or aura. If she takes 3 ergotamine with caffeine tablets, the headache goes away in about 15 minutes. Butalbital with aspirin and caffeine would only dull the… 
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