E L Spierings

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral almotriptan vs. oral sumatriptan in the abortive treatment of migraine: a double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, optimum-dose comparison
    E L Spierings
    25 Walnut St, Suite 102, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 2106, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:944-50. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Headache continuum: concept and supporting evidence from recent study of chronic daily headache
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin J Pain 17:337-40. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of migraine and action of antimigraine medications
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Clin North Am 85:943-58, vi-vii. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Presentation of chronic daily headache: a clinical study
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 38:191-6. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of chronic daily headache: a clinical study
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 38:529-33. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and sleep in chronic headache sufferers: an age- and sex-controlled questionnaire study
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 37:549-52. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Precipitating and aggravating factors of migraine versus tension-type headache
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 41:554-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Daily migraine with visual aura associated with an occipital arteriovenous malformation
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Headache 41:193-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychophysical precedents of migraine in relation to the time of onset of the headache: the migraine time line
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 37:217-20. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic daily headache: a time perspective
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Headache 40:306-10. 2000

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral almotriptan vs. oral sumatriptan in the abortive treatment of migraine: a double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, optimum-dose comparison
    E L Spierings
    25 Walnut St, Suite 102, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 2106, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:944-50. 2001
    ..Almotriptan malate is a novel, selective serotonin(1B/D) agonist, or triptan, developed for the abortive treatment of migraine. In double-blind, placebo-controlled studies, it has been shown to be effective, well tolerated, and safe...
  2. ncbi request reprint Headache continuum: concept and supporting evidence from recent study of chronic daily headache
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin J Pain 17:337-40. 2001
    ..The concept is supported by evidence from recent study of (gradual-onset) chronic daily headache...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of migraine and action of antimigraine medications
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Clin North Am 85:943-58, vi-vii. 2001
    ..The preventive antimigraine medications act by increasing the tone of the extacranial arteries, inhibiting the mechanism of neurogenic inflammation, or inhibiting pain transmission within the central nervous system...
  4. ncbi request reprint Presentation of chronic daily headache: a clinical study
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 38:191-6. 1998
    ..In 63%, the severe headaches occurred 10 days per month or less. The daily caffeine intake of the patients averaged 170 mg, and the daily analgesic intake, 1860 mg of aspirin equivalents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development of chronic daily headache: a clinical study
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 38:529-33. 1998
    ..In the patients with initially intermittent headaches but with gradual transition into daily headaches, the transition took an average of 10.7 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and sleep in chronic headache sufferers: an age- and sex-controlled questionnaire study
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 37:549-52. 1997
    ..Further study is necessary to determine the significance of these findings in relation to chronic headache suffering...
  7. ncbi request reprint Precipitating and aggravating factors of migraine versus tension-type headache
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 41:554-8. 2001
    ..It is interesting that three of the migraine-specific precipitating factors (ie, weather, smell, and smoke) involve the nose/sinus system, suggesting a greater significance of this system in headache than is generally considered...
  8. ncbi request reprint Daily migraine with visual aura associated with an occipital arteriovenous malformation
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Headache 41:193-7. 2001
    ..The case is discussed in the light of our present understanding of the pathogenesis of the migraine attack...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychophysical precedents of migraine in relation to the time of onset of the headache: the migraine time line
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Headache 37:217-20. 1997
    ..We conclude that there are three different sequences of events with regard to the psychophysical precedents of migraine, depending on the time of onset of the headache: the migraine time line...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic daily headache: a time perspective
    E L Spierings
    Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Headache 40:306-10. 2000
    ..Of these patients, 33% continued to have daily headaches and 67% again experienced intermittent headaches. Of the latter group, 88% of the patients who now had migraine also had migraine initially...