Space Headaches

The origin of headaches can be many, as most people are aware of. This experiment will screen astronauts for symptoms and development characteristics etc. in order to understand better the reasons for developing headache in space, a frequent occurrence amongst astronauts. Headache characteristics will then be analysed and classified according to the International Classification of Headache Disorders.

The Principal Investigator is Alla A. Vein, Ph.D., M.D. from Department of Neurology at Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands.