Neurology of headache

head_movement_blur.jpgBBC Radio 4′s medical programme Check Up just had a special on the most common neurological symptom – headache.

Neurologist Professor Peter Goadsby joins the programme to explain the current science and treatments. One particular focus is cluster headaches which are a particularly severe form that are notorious for beginning without warning.

As well as tackling the neuroscience of the various conditions, Professor Goadsby also passes on straightforward advice for managing and preventing headache in those who are susceptible.

Link to Check Up webpage on Headaches edition.
Realaudio of programme.

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