medication-overuse headache

medication-overuse headache

chronic headache resultant from frequent analgesic use, a withdrawal-like symptom, formerly defined as drug-induced headache.
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This is known as a painkiller or medication-overuse headache.
Medication-overuse headache (MOH) was first defined by the International Headache Society (IHS) in 2004.
2 Medication-overuse headache [puNished correction appears in Cephalalgia.
Too much medication can cause medication-overuse headache," he said.
However, taking these medicines for more than 10 or 15 days a month can cause medication-overuse headache, which is a disabling and preventable disorder.
This is a serious concern that may lead to medication-overuse headache or chronic daily headache.
And patients who don't take their medication or who overuse symptomatic medications can aggravate their headache, create a pattern of medication-overuse headache, or transform an episodic headache into a chronic daily headache," said Dr.
Guard against medication-overuse headache (rebound or druginduced headache)
chronic daily headache, displayed higher score on psychasthenia (7), and medication-overuse headache was more frequently comorbid with the obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (8).
But the most problematic issues are the potential for the development of dependence and addiction syndromes and the possibility of medication-overuse headache.
Some top reasons include medication-overuse headache (formerly known as rebound headache), a wrong diagnosis, and psychobiologic or behavioral barriers to treatment, when a person with chronic daily headache fails to improve.
The prevalence of medication-overuse headache (MOH) is approximately 1% in the general global population, said Dr.