Gary E. Ruoff, MD

Carter Healthcare

3105 S. Meridian Ave

Oklahoma City

73142

Articles

Chronic Daily Headache: Understanding and Treating It

May 01, 2007

Chronic primary daily headache may not be a singular disorder but rather one with various subtypes. Chronic migraine (also referred to as evolved migraine or transformed migraine), chronic tension-type headache, newly defined daily persistent headache, hemicrania continua, and post-traumatic headache are now recognized as subcategories of chronic daily headache

Benign or Worrisome Headache? Keys to Making the Diagnosis

June 01, 2005

In most patients who seek treatment for headache, the cause is benign (primary headache). More worrisome, however, both to the patient and the physician, is the secondary or organic headache, which may be associated with significant morbidity or even mortality.

Benign or Worrisome Headache? Keys to Making the Diagnosis

June 01, 2005

Most patients who seek treatment for headache have the benign type-usually migraine, tension, or cluster headache. This review looks at what distinguishes benign-type headache from the more worrisome secondary organic-type headache.