Hypnic headache

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A rare headache characterized by recurrent brief intense headache attacks occurring exclusively during sleep typically at the same time of the night causing the patient to wake up. The pain usually lasts more than 15 minutes after waking. It is mostly bilateral and may be associated with nausea photophobia or phonophobia while characteristically no autonomic symptoms are present.

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Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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