gov/pubmed/24417796) 34 people with new-onset migraine who kept a headache diary
for about a month, those who ate a night-time snack were 40% less likely to experience a headache compared to those who didn't snack.
Patients who had maintained a headache diary
for 1 month after the diagnosis of migraine without aura and for 3 months during GON block treatment were included in the study.
A daily headache diary
was filled out by the patients before and one month after intervention.
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.
Review of her headache diary
shows that Rita now experiences 3 to 4 migraines fulfilling International Headache Society (IHS) criteria (7) per month, but with headache of moderate to severe intensity occurring on 12 to 15 days per month.
Discuss with the family headache triggers, headache diary
, supportive management and as indicated, the use of rescue or prophylactic medication (dosing, side effects, drug interactions, and symptoms of analgesic overuse).
To identify migraine triggers, keep a headache diary
and document all foods and alcohol consumed and when headaches occur.
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.
org also has numerous tools and information to help headache sufferers, including a headache diary