Scientific Articles

Pathophysiology of Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias
Cluster headaches, SUNCT headaches etc. are called Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgias (TSC).  This Italian neuro imaging study showed a connection between Hypothalamus and TAC's

Hypothalamic innervation of Trigeminal motor nucleus
This study of guinea pig brain demonstrated the connection between hypothalamus and Trigeminal motor nucleus. This is one explaination of why treating jaw position controlled by Trigeminal motor nucleus relieves migraines and other headaches which are related to hypothalamus function.

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