Skin temperature biofeedback and migraine headaches. A double-blind study.

  title={Skin temperature biofeedback and migraine headaches. A double-blind study.},
  author={Donald G. Kewman and A. Hood Roberts},
  journal={Biofeedback and self-regulation},
  volume={5 3},
To assess the relative contribution o f specific and nonspecific effects o f skin temperature biofeedback upon migraine headache, 11 migraine patients were taught to increase the temperature o f their hand. Training to decrease the skin temperature o f the hand served as a control for 12 other migraine patients. An additional 11 control subjects were not trained but kept records o f migraine activity. Under carefully controlled double-blind procedures, migraine patients who learned to raise… CONTINUE READING

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