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    This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on headaches and related issues, including cluster headaches, migraines, tension-type headaches, and treatment of headaches. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Jan 15, 2022 Cluster Headache: Rapid Evidence Review   Alg   PtEd
    Nov 15, 2021 Acute Treatments for Episodic Migraine in Adults [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
    Dec 15, 2020 Lasmiditan (Reyvow) for the Treatment of Acute Migraine [STEPS]
    Apr 15, 2020 Galcanezumab (Emgality) for Migraine and Cluster Headaches [STEPS]
    Feb 15, 2018 Acute Migraine Headache: Treatment Strategies   DDx   PtEd
    Feb 01, 2017 AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin [Practice Guidelines]
    Aug 01, 2016 Acupuncture for Frequent Tension-Type Headaches [Medicine by the Numbers]
    May 01, 2016 Ibuprofen for Treatment of Episodic Tension-Type Headaches [Medicine by the Numbers]
    May 01, 2014 Acute Migraine Treatment in Emergency Settings [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]
    Apr 15, 2014 Chronic Daily Headache: Diagnosis and Management   PtEd
    Sep 01, 2009 Acupuncture for Pain   PtEd
    Nov 15, 2007 Mind-Body Therapies for Headache   PtEd
    Jul 01, 2007 Headache (Chronic Tension-Type) [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Sep 01, 2002 Tension-Type Headache   PtEd
    May 01, 2002 Migraine Headache [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Jan 15, 2022 Cluster Headache [Information from Your Family Doctor]
    Apr 15, 2014 Chronic Daily Headache [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Sep 15, 2022 Acute Headache in Adults: A Diagnostic Approach   CME   Alg
    Apr 01, 2020 Frequent Headaches: Evaluation and Management   Alg   DDx
    Aug 15, 2018 Identifying Patients with Headache Who Are at Risk of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage [Point-of-Care Guides]
    Dec 15, 2006 Diagnosis of Migraine Headache [Point-of-Care Guides]   POC
    Complications and Special Situations
    Oct 15, 2023 Nontraumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysm: Recognition and Evaluation   CME   Alg
    May 01, 2020 Migraines in Children: Recommendations for Acute and Preventive Treatment [Practice Guidelines]
    Dec 15, 2009 Migraine Headache in Children [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    May 15, 2008 Primary Brain Tumors in Adults
    Feb 15, 2002 Headaches in Children and Adolescents   PtEd
    Jun 15, 2019 Erenumab (Aimovig) for Migraine Prophylaxis in Adults [STEPS]
    Jan 01, 2019 Migraine Headache Prophylaxis   Alg
    Nov 01, 2016 Valproate for Adult Migraine Prophylaxis [Medicine by the Numbers]
    Jul 01, 2014 Topiramate for the Prophylaxis of Episodic Migraine in Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    May 01, 2014 Gabapentin for the Prophylaxis of Episodic Migraine in Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Apr 15, 2013 AAN/AHS Update Recommendations for Migraine Prevention in Adults [Practice Guidelines]
    Jan 01, 2010 Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Migraine Prophylaxis [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Oct 15, 2005 Topiramate (Topamax) for Migraine Prevention [STEPS]
    May 01, 2005 Anticonvulsant Medications for Migraine Prevention [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Editorials and Letters
    May 15, 2013 Hard-to-Diagnose Headache: Practical Tips for Diagnosis and Treatment [Editorials]
    Oct 01, 2011 Responses to Treatment of Acute Migraine Headache Article [Letters to the Editor]
    Mar 01, 2009 Case Report: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Woman with Migraines [Letters to the Editor]

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