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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27885674/gender-differences-in-the-use-of-complementary-and-alternative-medicine-and-their-association-with-moderate-mental-distress-in-u-s-adults-with-migraines-severe-headaches
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Taeho Greg Rhee, Ila M Harris
OBJECTIVE: We examined whether the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use varies by gender, and assessed the interaction of gender and CAM use on moderate mental distress (MMD) in U.S. adults with migraines/severe headaches. METHODS: We used data from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, which represents non-institutionalized U.S. adults with migraines/severe headaches (n = 4645 unweighted). Using a cross-sectional design with survey sampling techniques, we conducted descriptive analyses for prevalence of CAM use by gender...
November 25, 2016: Headache
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27867426/fragranced-consumer-products-exposures-and-effects-from-emissions
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Anne Steinemann
Fragranced consumer products, such as cleaning supplies, air fresheners, and personal care products, are a primary source of indoor air pollutants and personal exposure. Previous research indicates that fragranced products can trigger adverse health effects, with implications for workplaces and public places. This is the first study to examine the multiple dimensions of exposures related to fragranced products and effects in the US population. The study investigated the prevalence and types of fragranced product exposures, associated health effects, awareness of product emissions, and preferences for fragrance-free policies and environments...
2016: Air Quality, Atmosphere, & Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27826395/a-study-of-exertional-headache-s-prevalence-and-characteristics-among-conscripts
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Shahnaz Tofangchiha, Behnam Rabiee, Farzad Mehrabi
BACKGROUND: Headache is one of the most common complaints in today's society. Patterns and prevalence of headache, especially headaches associated with physical activity (Exertional Headache) in the population of conscripts in our country is unknown. OBJECTIVES: In this cross sectional study we tried to answer these questions to some extent. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Using a Persian questionnaire based on international headache society criteria of headache types (ICHD-II) and a sample size of 300, filled by two trained medical doctors, we gathered our data and analyzed it with an acceptable P value of < 0...
September 2016: Asian Journal of Sports Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27783660/anxiety-and-depression-in-tension-type-headache-a-population-based-study
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Tae-Jin Song, Soo-Jin Cho, Won-Joo Kim, Kwang Ik Yang, Chang-Ho Yun, Min Kyung Chu
Although tension-type headache (TTH) is a frequent type of headache disorder and imposes a significant burden, there is scant information about the prevalence and impact of comorbid anxiety and depression among individuals with TTH. We investigated the prevalence and clinical impact of anxiety and depression among patients with TTH in the general population. We recruited Korean participants aged 19-69 years using a two-stage clustered random sampling method. To identify the presence of headache type, anxiety, and depression, we used a semi-structured interview using certain questionnaires...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27779326/olfactory-symptoms-reported-by-migraineurs-with-and-without-auras
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Marco Aurélio Fornazieri, Anibal Rodrigues Neto, Fabio de Rezende Pinna, Fabio Henrique Gobbi Porto, Paulo de Lima Navarro, Richard Louis Voegels, Richard L Doty
OBJECTIVE: Olfaction-related symptoms accompany migraine attacks and some, such as osmophobia, may be useful in differentiating migraine from other types of headaches. However, the types and frequencies of olfactory symptoms associated with migraine have not been well characterized. The goal of this study was to better characterize the olfactory symptoms of migraine. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was devised. One hundred and thirteen patients who met the International Classification of Headache Disorders II criteria for migraine were administered a new 65-item questionnaire specifically focused on olfaction-related experiences (eg, odor-related triggers, osmophobia, cacosmia, phantosmia, olfactory hallucinations, olfactory hypersensitivity, and self-perceived olfactory function)...
November 2016: Headache
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27749605/temporal-change-in-headache-and-its-contribution-to-risk-of-developing-first-onset-tmd-in-the-oppera-study
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Inna E Tchivileva, Richard Ohrbach, Roger B Fillingim, Joel D Greenspan, William Maixner, Gary D Slade
While cross-sectional studies have demonstrated an association between headache and temporomandibular disorder (TMD), whether headache can predict the onset of TMD is unknown. The aims of this study were to evaluate contribution of headache to the risk of developing TMD and describe patterns of change in headache types over time. An initially TMD-free cohort of 2,410 persons with low frequency of headache completed quarterly questionnaires assessing TMD and headache symptoms over a median 3.0-year follow-up period...
September 29, 2016: Pain
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27733282/global-regional-and-national-incidence-prevalence-and-years-lived-with-disability-for-310-diseases-and-injuries-1990-2015-a-systematic-analysis-for-the-global-burden-of-disease-study-2015
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BACKGROUND: Non-fatal outcomes of disease and injury increasingly detract from the ability of the world's population to live in full health, a trend largely attributable to an epidemiological transition in many countries from causes affecting children, to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) more common in adults. For the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2015 (GBD 2015), we estimated the incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for diseases and injuries at the global, regional, and national scale over the period of 1990 to 2015...
October 8, 2016: Lancet
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27706171/the-eco-epidemiology-of-pacific-coast-tick-fever-in-california
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Kerry A Padgett, Denise Bonilla, Marina E Eremeeva, Carol Glaser, Robert S Lane, Charsey Cole Porse, Martin B Castro, Sharon Messenger, Alex Espinosa, Jill Hacker, Anne Kjemtrup, Bonnie Ryan, Jamesina J Scott, Renjie Hu, Melissa Hardstone Yoshimizu, Gregory A Dasch, Vicki Kramer
Rickettsia philipii (type strain "Rickettsia 364D"), the etiologic agent of Pacific Coast tick fever (PCTF), is transmitted to people by the Pacific Coast tick, Dermacentor occidentalis. Following the first confirmed human case of PCTF in 2008, 13 additional human cases have been reported in California, more than half of which were pediatric cases. The most common features of PCTF are the presence of at least one necrotic lesion known as an eschar (100%), fever (85%), and headache (79%); four case-patients required hospitalization and four had multiple eschars...
October 2016: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27663925/acupuncture-as-a-complementary-method-of-traditional-psoriasis-treatment-myth-or-reality
#9
Darija Mahović, Fanika Mrsić
Dear Editor, the practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine described psoriasis some 2000 years ago (1). Psoriasis vulgaris is a common, chronic inflammatory skin disease whose worldwide prevalence ranges from 0.1-3% (2,3). Understanding the role of the immune system in psoriasis and the interplay between the innate and adaptive immune system has helped to manage this complex disease, which affects patients far beyond the skin changes themselves (2). In addition to the usual and widely accepted methods of treatment of psoriasis, including topical therapies, phototherapy, and conventional and biological systemic therapies, data can be found in the literature that suggest a favorable effect of acupuncture on the course of psoriasis (4,5)...
August 2016: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica: ADC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27644346/migraine-patients-have-a-higher-prevalence-of-ptsd-symptoms-in-comparison-to-chronic-tension-type-headache-and-healthy-subjects-a-case-control-study
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Mohammad Reza Zarei, Mohammad Shabani, Goli Chamani, Fatemeh Abareghi, Moazamehosadat Razavinasab, Masoud Nazeri
OBJECTIVE: Headache is one of the most common disorders and has a heavy socioeconomic burden on both patients and society. Previous studies have demonstrated a high prevalence of psychological issues (e.g. depression and anxiety) in headache and especially migraine patients. The current study was designed to evaluate the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomatology in chronic migraine (CM), chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) and healthy subjects. MATERIAL AND METHODS: CM and CTTH subjects were selected consecutively from patients referring to the department of neurology clinic at Shafa Hospital, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran...
September 20, 2016: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27629267/the-implications-of-brain-mri-in-autism-spectrum-disorder
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Alison S Cooper, Eron Friedlaender, Susan E Levy, Karuna V Shekdar, Andrea Bennett Bradford, Kimberly E Wells, Cynthia Mollen
Our objective was to describe the types of providers who refer children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) for brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the referral reason, and MRI results. The most common referral reasons were autism spectrum disorder with seizures (33.7%), autism spectrum disorder alone (26.3%), and autism spectrum disorder with abnormal neurologic examination or preexisting finding (24%). Neurology (62.5%), general pediatric (22.3%), and developmental/behavioral practitioners (8.9%) referred the most patients...
September 14, 2016: Journal of Child Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27619363/prevalence-of-primary-headache-disorders-in-a-population-aged-60-years-and-older-in-a-rural-area-of-northern-china
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Yajing Zhang, Zhihong Shi, Duncan Hock, Wei Yue, Shuling Liu, Ying Zhang, Shuai Liu, Lei Zhao, Hui Lu, Yalin Guan, Xiaodan Wang, Thomas Wsiniewski, Yong Ji
BACKGROUND: Primary headache disorders are among the most common neurological complaints worldwide, and are significant causes of disability. Data are limited on the prevalence of primary headaches among individuals aged 60 years and older in China. The purpose of our study was to investigate the prevalence and characteristics of primary headaches among people aged 60 years and older in a rural area of northern China. METHODS: A door-to-door survey was conducted in Ji County of Tianjin Province...
December 2016: Journal of Headache and Pain
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27615418/medication-overuse-headache-risk-factors-pathophysiology-and-management
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REVIEW
Hans-Christoph Diener, Dagny Holle, Kasja Solbach, Charly Gaul
Medication-overuse headache (MOH) is defined by the International Classification of Headache Disorders as a headache in patients with a pre-existing primary headache disorder that occurs on ≥15 days per month for >3 months, and is caused by overuse of medication intended for acute or symptomatic headache treatment. The prevalence of MOH in the general population is around 1%, but the condition is much more common in people with headache, in particular chronic migraine. The phenotype of the headache in MOH depends on the initial primary headache and the type of overused acute medication...
October 2016: Nature Reviews. Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27583421/diagnosis-and-treatment-of-obstructive-sleep-apnea-in-adults
#14
Michael Semelka, Jonathan Wilson, Ryan Floyd
Obstructive sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes patients to temporarily stop or decrease their breathing repeatedly during sleep. This results in fragmented, nonrestful sleep that can lead to symptoms such as morning headache and daytime sleepiness. Obstructive sleep apnea affects persons of all ages, with an increasing prevalence in those older than 60 years. The exact prevalence is unknown but is estimated to be between 2% and 14%. There are many health conditions associated with obstructive sleep apnea, including hypertension, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, and depression...
September 1, 2016: American Family Physician
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27559454/postoperative-severe-headache-following-cervical-posterior-surgical-fixation-from-c2-distally
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Ryoji Tauchi, Sang-Hun Lee, Jin-Young Kim, Yong-Chan Kim, Colleen Peters, Shiro Imagama, Naoki Ishiguro, Jacob Buchowski, K Daniel Riew
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective study. PURPOSE: To identify the prevalence of severe headache occurring after cervical posterior surgical fixation (PSF) and to evaluate the clinical and radiological findings associated with severe headache after surgery. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE: Several studies have reported on the axial pain after cervical surgery. However, to our knowledge, the incidence of severe headache after cervical PSF has not been elucidated...
August 2016: Asian Spine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27550214/post-procedure-headache-in-patients-treated-for-neurovascular-arteriovenous-malformations-and-aneurysms-using-endovascular-therapy
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Sabrina Khan, Faisal Mohammad Amin, John Hauerberg, Markus Holtmannspötter, Julie Falkenberg Petersen, Zainab Fakhril-Din, David Gaist, Messoud Ashina
BACKGROUND: Though endovascular therapy (EVT) is increasingly applied in the treatment of intracranial vascular lesions, little is known about the effect of EVT on post-procedure headache. We aimed to investigate the prevalence of headache in patients who have undergone EVT for cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and aneurysms. METHODS: A total of 324 patients underwent EVT treatment for aneurysms and AVMs at the Danish National Hospital from January 2012 to December 2014...
December 2016: Journal of Headache and Pain
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27543963/the-burden-of-headache-in-people-with-epilepsy
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R Mameniškienė, I Karmonaitė, R Zagorskis
PURPOSE: To investigate and classify headaches in adult people with epilepsy, to evaluate the burden of headaches, and to compare findings with a population-based epidemiological study. METHODS: Two hundred eighty (61.4% women) people with epilepsy (mean age 37.8±14.5, mean duration of epilepsy 13.2±11.9years) completed a questionnaire collecting socio-demographic and clinical data, questions clarifying their type of a headache, a Qolie-10 questionnaire and a Headache-Attributed Lost Time (HALT) index...
October 2016: Seizure: the Journal of the British Epilepsy Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27540755/familial-occurrence-of-headache-disorders-a-population-based-study-in-mainland-china
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Mianwang He, Shengyuan Yu, Ruozhuo Liu, Xiaosu Yang, Gang Zhao, Xiangyang Qiao, Jiachun Feng, Yannan Fang, Xiutang Cao, Timothy J Steiner
BACKGROUND: Headache disorders are highly prevalent worldwide, and familial occurrence and heredity are contributory factors attracting the interest of epidemiological researchers. Our purpose, in a large sample drawn nationwide from the Chinese general population, was to evaluate the frequency of similar headache in first-degree relatives (FDRs) of those with different headache types. METHODS: This was a questionnaire-based nationwide cross-sectional door-to-door survey using cluster random-sampling, selecting one adult (18-65 years) per household...
October 2016: Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27537761/a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-the-global-burden-of-chronic-pain-without-clear-etiology-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-trends-in-heterogeneous-data-and-a-proposal-for-new-assessment-methods
#19
Tracy Jackson, Sarah Thomas, Victoria Stabile, Matthew Shotwell, Xue Han, Kelly McQueen
BACKGROUND: The global burden of chronic pain is projected to be large and growing, in concert with the burden of noncommunicable diseases. This is the first systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of chronic pain without clear etiology in general, elderly, and working populations of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). METHODS: We collected and reported data using Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA) guidelines, excluding acute pain or pain associated with a concurrent medical condition...
September 2016: Anesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27513825/transcranial-magnetic-stimulation-for-the-treatment-of-epilepsy
#20
REVIEW
Ricky Chen, David C Spencer, Jennifer Weston, Sarah J Nolan
BACKGROUND: Epilepsy is a highly prevalent neurological condition characterized by repeated unprovoked seizures with various etiologies. Although antiepileptic medications produce clinical improvement in most individuals, nearly a third of individuals have drug-resistant epilepsy that carries significant morbidity and mortality. There remains a need for non-invasive and more effective therapies for this population. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) uses electromagnetic coils to excite or inhibit neurons, with repetitive pulses at low-frequency producing an inhibitory effect that could conceivably reduce cortical excitability associated with epilepsy...
2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
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