May 2015


In this Issue

Shattering Misconceptions About Headache



Research Spotlight: Migraines With and Without Aura

New findings say not to overlook the differences between treating migraine with aura and without.

With Jakob M. Hansen, MD, PhD

A Stop Sign for SSRIs and SNRIs?

A new analysis sees no role for the drugs for migraine.

With Rita Banzi, PhD

Migraine in Children: Barriers to Care

Migraine in children may be under-recognized, even by medical professionals, and pediatric patients may not receive appropriate treatment.

Unilateral Facial Pain: A Sign of Episodic Cluster Headache?

Cluster headache is commonly misdiagnosed.

By Randolph W. Evans, MD, FAAN

Avoid Burnout: Be Authentic

Sometimes the practice of medicine can be a headache. A doctor who survived burnout offers tips for staying happy.

By Starla Fitch, MD

Understanding The Cumulative Effects of Concussion

Effects of CTE range from headaches, dizziness, and behavioral changes to pathology suggestive of AD and PD.

By Francis X. Conidi, DO, MS


King v. Burwell and the Future of the PPACA

A decision by the US Supreme Court on tax credit eligibility could have an impact on the viability of public health care exchanges.

By Chris W. Bonneau, PhD; and Sean Craig, JD

Pay Attention: Neurology and ADHD, Part 2

What do neurologists need to know about ADHD? In part 2 of a series, a specialist gives an overview of adult presentations.

A Q&A With John L. Barton, PhD



Expert Opinion: Subdural Hematoma Presenting as Expressive Aphasia: A Case Report and Review

By Claire Reynolds Carrazco, DO; David J. Langer, MD; Rafael A. Ortiz, MD, and Steven Mandel, MD

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Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.