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Frequent Headache, Depression, and Medication Overuse Have Negative Impact on Treatments for Episodic Migraine

Patients with frequent headache, depression, and medication overuse are more likely to witness headache return after treatment of episodic migraine. Results from the subanalysis of the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention Study (AMPP) were presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Headache Society in San Diego, CA. With rapid pain relief rated as…

Evaluating the Economic Burden of Fibromyalgia From a Societal Perspective

Fibromyalgia places a substantial socioeconomic burden on health care resources and patients, data indicate. The cost-of-illness study accounted for health care resource use, direct medical and non-medical costs, and productivity loss among patients with fibromyalgia. In order to evaluate economic burden from a societal perspective, participants were asked to report the number of hospitalizations, emergency…

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