headache diary

headache diary,

n an approach used to monitor the headache progression of a patient throughout the treatment period. This ongoing journal provides a measurement of the intensity and frequency of a patient's headaches.
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Dr Dassan says: "Isabella seems to have menstrually-related migraines and in order to confirm this, I've advised her to keep a headache diary.
At that point, patients on either the high or low dose of TEV-48125 already showed a significantly greater reduction in the number of headache hours recorded in an electronic headache diary than did controls.
Patients who visit the clinic are given a headache diary, she explained, so that they can track which days of the month they are affected.
Keeping a headache diary is useful, as it provides information regarding the pattern and frequency of headaches and response to interventions.
The basic daily headache diary was well accepted by patients and was well accepted by physicians," Dr.
Maintaining a detailed headache diary is important for the patient as well as the healthcare provider to help sort out triggers and possible errors in how patients take their medications.
The study consisted of a 28-day washout period, during which patients kept a daily headache diary, followed by 8 weeks of randomized treatment.
Use a headache diary to pinpoint migraine triggers and learn to minimize them.
Since treatment varies depending on lifestyle impact, maintaining a headache diary is a good way to let your physician know how the headaches affect your life.
Keeping a headache diary can help identify triggers and prevent attacks by tracking what's going on or the foods eaten just prior to an attack.
Also, patients will learn how keeping a headache diary can help manage headaches and discuss what prescription treatments are available and may be best for their individual needs.