All information about headache research, headache diagnostics and headache therapy

May 21, 2023 May 21, 2023

Scientific study: connection between headaches and period pain

Are you female, suffer from headaches and are between your first and last period (between menarche and menopause), i.e. before menopause? Then you are cordially invited to take part in this scientific study. Headaches/migraines and [...]

January 30, 2023 January 30, 2023

10 questions to prevent chronic migraines

1) What are the risk factors for chronic migraines? The central risk factors are reduced quality of life and high levels of suffering caused by migraines. A poor effect of acute medication, overuse of painkillers and triptans as well as comorbidities such as depression, [...]

December 3, 2022 December 3, 2022

How is migraine treated in children?

How do you distinguish the symptoms of migraines in children from those in adults? Approximately 5% of children suffer from migraines up to the age of 10. Migraine attacks in children are often not recognized in a timely manner. They differentiate [...]

October 27, 2022 October 27, 2022

New DGS practice guidelines: acute therapy and prevention of migraines

The German Society for Pain Medicine (DGS) published the practice guideline “Primary Headache Disorders” for the first time in 2014. The aim of the practice guidelines is to provide practical, practical instructions and assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of primary headaches in the area of ​​[...]

August 16, 2022 August 16, 2022

Migraine Special Care Contract for CGRP Monoclonal Antibodies

Guiding principles of specialized migraine care with CGRP monoclonal antibodies Migraine is a very common, severely disabling primary headache disorder. With its over 48 subtypes, it is one of the particularly complex neurological diseases. Epidemiological studies prove their high prevalence [...]

May 13, 2021 May 13, 2021

Corticoids and vaccination against SARS-CoV-2

How do corticoids affect vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 for migraines, cluster headaches and other headaches? Therapy with prednisolone and other corticoids ("cortisone"), for example for the treatment of status migraenosus, cluster headaches or for the treatment of rebound headaches during a [...]

March 15, 2021 March 15, 2021

Renewed suspensions of vaccination with the COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca

Due to a recommendation from the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI) on March 15, 2021, the federal government suspended corona vaccinations with AstraZeneca as a precautionary measure. Further investigations were necessary. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) examined whether and how the new findings affect the [...]

July 16, 2020 July 16, 2020

FOCUS Top Medicine 2020 Pain therapy, migraines, headaches, back pain

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Göbel Prof. Dr. med. Hartmut Göbel, head physician at the Kiel Pain Clinic, is one of Germany's top doctors in the field of pain therapy according to the editorial team of Focus Health based on an independent assessment. The [...]

February 28, 2020 February 28, 2020

Migraine m/f/d

Generations of students have struggled with the problem that a word can have a different gender in different languages. The assignment to female, male or objective gender often seems rather arbitrary. A typical [...]