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Title Gender and migraine / Antoinette Maassen van den Brink, E. Anne MacGregor, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 127 pages) : color illustrations.
Series Headache, 2197-652X
Headache (Springer (Firm)), 2197-652X
Springer Medicine eBooks 2019 English+International
Contents Intro; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Chapter 1: Epidemiology of Migraine in Men and Women; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Prevalence of Migraine; 1.2.1 Subtypes of Migraine; 1.2.2 Incidence and Age at Onset; 1.3 Natural History/Prognosis; 1.4 Phenotype; 1.5 The Impact of Migraine; 1.5.1 Individual Burden; 1.5.2 Societal Burden; References; Chapter 2: Cardiovascular Risk of Migraine in Men and Women; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Epidemiological Outcomes of Cardiovascular Risks in Migraineurs; 2.3 Pathophysiological Mechanisms of Migraine and Cardiovascular Disease; 2.3.1 Endothelial Dysfunction
2.3.2 Platelet Abnormalities2.3.3 Microemboli; 2.3.4 Shared Genetic Markers; 2.4 Gender Differences in Migraine and Cardiovascular Risk; 2.4.1 The Role of Hormones; 2.5 Biomarkers and Markers of Subclinical Vascular Disease; 2.6 Consequences for the Clinical Practice and for Healthcare Professionals; 2.7 Gaps and Future Research; 2.8 Conclusions; References; Chapter 3: Sex- and Gender-Specific Aspects of Migraine Treatment; 3.1 Gender Differences in Migraine Prevalence; 3.2 Female-Specific Migraine Subtypes; 3.2.1 Migraine During Perimenopause and Postmenopause
3.3 Hormonal Fluctuations Throughout the Menstrual Cycle3.3.1 Role for Hormonal Fluctuations in Migraine; 3.3.2 Current Knowledge on Sex Hormone Levels in Women with Migraine; 3.4 Female-Specific Migraine Treatments; 3.4.1 Acute Migraine Treatment Options in PMM and MRM; Acute Non-migraine-Specific Treatments; Acute Migraine-Specific Treatments; 3.4.2 Short-Term Prophylactic Treatment Options in PMM and MRM; Short-Term Non-migraine-Specific Treatments; Short-Term Migraine-Specific Treatments; 3.4.3 Female-Specific Prophylactic Treatment Options Oral Contraceptives3.4.3.2 Other Female-Specific Prophylactic Migraine Treatments; 3.4.4 Migraine Treatment in Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women; 3.5 Summary and Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Headache and Pregnancy; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Clinical Headache Phenotypes and Observational Studies in Pregnancy; 4.2.1 Primary Headaches; Migraine; Tension-Type Headache; Cluster Headache; 4.2.2 Secondary Headaches; Preeclampsia and Eclampsia; Cerebral Venous Thrombosis; Ischemic Stroke; Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Arterial Dissection4.2.2.6 Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome; Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome; Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension; Pituitary Apoplexy; 4.3 Treatment of Headaches in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Women; 4.3.1 Non-pharmacological Treatment; 4.3.2 Symptomatic Treatment; Paracetamol/Acetaminophen; Aspirin; Caffeine; Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs; Triptans; Oxygen; Lidocaine; Corticosteroids; Opioids; Ergots and Ergots Alkaloids
Other author Maassen van den Brink, Antoinette, editor.
MacGregor, Anne, 1960- editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Migraine -- Sex factors.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783030029883 (electronic bk.)
3030029883 (electronic bk.)
9783030029876 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-030-02988-3