Treatment of Migraine Headache Utilizing Cerebral Electrostimulation

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Cerebral electrostimulation (CES) as a treatment for migraine headache was investigated. Eighteen participants recorded data on headaches for two baseline weeks. Six were assigned to each of three groups--an active treatment group receiving CES, a placebo group receiving a simulated version of CES, and a no-treatment control group placed on a waiting list during the study. The CES group evidenced a significant reduction in headache duration and intensity relative to the placebo group. The waiting list control group did as well as the CES group. A number of hypotheses were put forth in an attempt to account for the unexpected ... continued below

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England, Ronald R. December 1976.

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Cerebral electrostimulation (CES) as a treatment for migraine headache was investigated. Eighteen participants recorded data on headaches for two baseline weeks. Six were assigned to each of three groups--an active treatment group receiving CES, a placebo group receiving a simulated version of CES, and a no-treatment control group placed on a waiting list during the study. The CES group evidenced a significant reduction in headache duration and intensity relative to the placebo group. The waiting list control group did as well as the CES group. A number of hypotheses were put forth in an attempt to account for the unexpected finding.

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England, Ronald R. Treatment of Migraine Headache Utilizing Cerebral Electrostimulation, thesis, December 1976; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504062/: accessed December 10, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .