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Association of excessive daytime sleepiness with migraine and headache frequency in the general population

Background Some previous studies have postulated an association between migraine and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). This study evaluated the association of EDS with migraine and headache frequency in a general population, after adjusting for potential confounding variables. Methods The study was a postal survey of a random age and gender-stratified sample of 40,000 persons ...

Feasibility of a brief intervention for medication-overuse headache in primary care – a pilot study

Background Medication-overuse headache (MOH) is a common problem in primary care. Brief intervention (BI) has successfully been used for detoxification from overuse of alcohol and drugs. The aim of this pilot study was to develop and test methodology, acceptability and logistics for a BI for MOH in primary care. Findings Observational feasibility study of an intervention in a ...

Self-reported efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine: the Akershus study of chronic headache

Background Chronic headache is associated with disability and high utilisation of health care including complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Findings We investigated self-reported efficacy of CAM in people with chronic headache from the general population. Respondents with possible self-reported chronic headache were interviewed by physicians experienced in headache ...

Management of secondary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache

Background The prevalence of secondary chronic headache in our population is 0.5%. Data is sparse on these types of headache and information about utilisation of health care and medication is missing. Our aim was to evaluate utility of health service services and medication use in secondary chronic headache in the general population. Methods An age and gender stratified ...

Management of primary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache

Primary chronic headaches cause more disability and necessitate high utilisation of health care. Our knowledge is based on selected populations, while information from the general population is largely lacking. An age and gender-stratified cross-sectional epidemiological survey included 30,000 persons aged 30–44 years. Respondents with self-reported chronic headache were ...