Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks are becoming a treatment of choice for treating Postdural puncture headaches.
This treatment may also prevent PostPartum Depression. sphenopalatine Ganglion NBlocks are also used to treat Anxiety and depression.
There are currently a number of studies investigation postdural puncture headaches but they should include a follow-up to investigate if they also decrease number of patients with post partum depression.
Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks have a long history of treating a diverse range of symptoms.
Byrd reported on 10,000 blocks in 2000 patients way back in1930 in Annals of Internal Medicine (JAMA)