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Baltimore, Maryland 21287


Purpose:

This is a 3-month pilot study of 10 adolescents with chronic daily headache. Teens will be placed on a modified Atkins diet and followed with 2 subsequent visits to assess for headache improvement.


Study summary:

Patients are placed on the diet and followed with various measures for 3 months. If the diet is helpful it is continued. Patients are still being enrolled as of 9/6/06.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Ages 12-19 - Minimum 15 headaches/month for at least 3 months - Tried 2 preventative medications previously Exclusion Criteria: - Prior use of the Atkins diet for more than 1 week - Pregnancy - Significant heart or kidney disease - Dangerously underweight - Using acute pain medications more than 11 days in the past month - Medications being changed


NCT ID:

NCT00181064


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Eric H Kossoff, MD
Johns Hopkins University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Baltimore, Maryland 21287
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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