• Animated Atlas of Migraine

The Animated Atlas of Migraine is a comprehensive collection of 43 animated videos and 80 images pertaining to the phases and types of migraine, their symptoms, triggers and mechanisms behind origin of migraine headache, the risk factors, diagnosis and treatment pharmacological and non pharmacological. The Animated Atlas is an excellent reference and an invaluable resource for effective presentations and lectures.


Table of contents:

Migraine – mechanisms & triggers

Migraine – introduction, triggers.... Migraine symptoms.... Clinical phases of migraine attack.... Migraine – types.... Familial hemiplegic migraine (FHM).... Migraine pathophysiology – Vascular theory.... Migraine pathophysiology – Serotonin theory.... Pathogenesis of migraine with aura.... Neurogenic inflammation during migraine.... Central pain transmission.... Trigeminovascular system in migraine.... Role of vasodilator peptides.... Dopamine receptor hypersensitivity.... Vasodilation induced by calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) in migraine.... Ion flux dysfunction in migraine

Migraine – risk factors, complications, diagnosis and treatment

Magnesium deficiency and migraine headaches.... Estrogen in migraine.... Cutaneous allodynia.... Migraine and vascular disorders.... Electroencephalograpy – Clip not available.... Non-pharmacological treatment for migraine.... Ergot alkaloids in the treatment of migraine.... 5-HT1 serotonin receptor agonists.... Role of NSAIDs in treating migraine.... Migraine preventive treatment – beta blockers.... Calcium channel blockers.... Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs).... Anti-convulsants.... Anti-histaminics - Clip not available.... Propranolol for treatment of migraine.... Mode of action of CGRP receptor

Migraine – An overview

Migraine headache and symptoms.... Cluster headaches.... Types of migraine.... Phases of migraine headache.... Mechanism involved in migraine headache development.... Dietary triggers of migraine.... Non-dietary triggers of migraine.... Hormonal changes and migraine.... Nutritional causes - minerals.... Migraine – diagnosis.... Complications due to migraine.... Medications used in the treatment of migraine.... Preventing Migraine Headaches.... Preventive medications for Migraine

Animated Atlas of Migraine


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