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The Fourth Migraine Symposiumheldon September eleventh, 1970 used to be intentionally slanted in the direction of a distinct viewers from the sooner conferences. An try out was once made to curiosity common Practitioners instead of Scientists in a few of the difficulties linked to analysis and treatment in migraine. Y et the amount does comprise papers of a extra medical nature and those might be of a few curiosity to these physiologists and biochemists attracted to this universal illness. References are these given by way of each one writer, yet so far as attainable they've been checked and are offered right here in as uniform a way as attainable. Dr Raymond Greene so much kindly acted in the course of the entirc assembly as a ideal Chairman. Our thank you also are due and are given to The Migraine belief for his or her half within the organizing of the assembly, to overlook S. Barkwell, my secretary, for her painstaking support­ ance, and to the dep. of clinical representation for getting ready the figures in Chapters I, three, four and that i zero. November, I970 J. N. CUMINGS Editor viii Chairman: DR RA YMOND GREENE starting tackle Sir John Richardson As a generat health professional, i'm certainly very drastically honoured at being invited tobe the 1st speaker at this Fourth Symposium of the Migraine belief. Migraine definitely merits detailed examine as a result of the huge, immense morbidity that it motives through the international. I keep in mind that it's been expected that there are seven million victims during this kingdom alone.

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Tests, and her help has been invaluable. REFERENCES Brain, Lord (1964). Doctors Past and Present. Pitman Medical. Cattell, R. B. and Scheier, I. H. (1967). T. Anxiety Scale Questionnaire. Institute for Personality and Ability Testing. Huxley, Aldous (1959). The Doors ofPerception and Heaven and Hell. Penguin Books. Luce, G. G. and Segal, J. (1969). Sleep and Dreams. Panther Science. Sargant, W. W. (1959). Battle for the Mind. Pan Books. Wolff, H. G. (1963). Headache and Other Head Pain. Oxford University Press.

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2. The red throbbing pulses along the temporal artery, the tight bands around the head, and the occipital pain. In some pictures one gains a better understanding of the expression "a splitting headache". 3. Some of the areas which are illustrated so vividly by the patient are where one can find localized tender spots which are often slightly boggy to touch. These places are hyperresthetic and painful to pressure. They were investigated by Wolff (I963) who found pain-causing polypeptides of the kinin family, and when sensory nerves to the skin were stimulated anti-dromically these substances accumulated.

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