Treatment of Headache in the Elderly

@inproceedings{Hershey2012TreatmentOH,
  title={Treatment of Headache in the Elderly},
  author={Linda A Hershey and Edward M. Bednarczyk},
  booktitle={Current Treatment Options in Neurology},
  year={2012}
}
Opinion statementMost primary headaches in the elderly are similar to those in younger patients (tension, migraine, and cluster), but there are some differences, such as late-life migraine accompaniments and hypnic headaches. Although migraine in younger persons usually presents with headache, migraine in older persons may initially appear with visual or sensory phenomena, instead of headache (“migraine accompaniments”). Hypnic headaches awaken patients from sleep, are short-lived, and occur… CONTINUE READING
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