Headline of the Day: Caffeine/Spinal Tap/Headache

Today’s Headline of the Day is from the Health Behavior News Service:

Caffeine Can Ease a Spinal Tap Headache

People who suffer headaches after a spinal tap might have a relatively simple way to ease the painful throb: a caffeine tablet….¬†Researchers led by Xavier Basurto Ona of the Hospital de Figueres in Catalonia, Spain, now show that caffeine treatment can decrease the number of patients with persistent puncture headaches, when compared to a placebo. Both oral and intravenous caffeine work, with the IV form especially helpful in lessening the duration of the headaches.

Here, connected in name at least, is the trailer for the film This Is Spinal Tap:

(HT @LisaEspo]

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