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A woman with daily headaches

The Journal of Headache and Pain20056:158

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10194-005-0158-1

Received: 17 September 2004

Accepted: 13 January 2005

Published: 8 April 2005

Abstract

Headache, and migraine in particular, is the main neurological reason for consultation. We present the case of a 48–year–old woman who experienced a transformation of her episodic migraine attacks into daily headache episodes due to the ingestion of biscuits containing wheat as their main ingredient. This experience emphasises that a good clinical interview remains the most important point in the diagnosis and management of headache.

Key words

HeadacheMigraine