Tag Archives: Depression

Headache Frequency, Medication Overuse, and Depression Linked to Migraine – Neurology Advisor

February 01, 2019 Share this content: Participants who reported chronic headaches were found likely to develop migraines. Increased headache day frequency, acute medication overuse and/or high-frequency use, and depression were the most strongly identified risk factors identified for the new onset of chronic migraine (CM)/transformed migraine (TM), chronic daily headache (CDH), or related chronic headache… Read More »

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »