The comorbidity of endometriosis and migraine was first discovered in 1975, but until now has not been fully acknowledged. Although both diseases share some epidemiological and clinical features, the nature of their relationship remains unclear. Does endometriosis cause headaches? Or is it migraine that makes endometriosis more detectable? Why do they have so much in common? These issues are discussed in the population-based study performed by Taiwanian scientists, which proves that indeed „women with endometriosis are more likely to suffer from migraines” (1). Read full text »
Competence of pain treatment goes beyond pharmacotherapy, combines it with i.a. pysiotherapy and kinesitherapy, which may precede and should be used after surgical procedures.
The art of combining various fields of medicine in order for fighting pain is useful when correct clinical diagnosis is stated. Pain treatment in musculoskeletal system diseases – part II presents ways of therapeutic procedures in painful shoulder syndrome, periarticular inflammations of elbow joint, bursitis of limbs, plantar aponeurositis, and other derivations of knee and hip pain. Read full text »