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Defective potassium channels cause headache, not body pain – Medical Xpress

Top: Normal distribution of TRESK channels (green) in facial pain sensory neurons. Bottom: Absence of channels in the knock-out mouse model. Credit: Guo et al., eNeuro 2019 Defective potassium channels involved in pain detection can increase the chance of developing a headache and could be implicated in migraines, according to research in mice published in… Read More »

VTA-DBS May Reduce Refractory Chronic Cluster Headache Frequency, Intensity – Clinical Pain Advisor

Deep brain stimulation in the ventral tegmental area (VTA-DBS) may effectively reduce the frequency and intensity of refractory chronic cluster headache and alleviate anxiety associated with headaches, according to a study published in Cephalalgia. A total of 18 consecutive patients with cluster headache who underwent VTA-DBS were included in the study. Patients were assessed prior… Read More »