mixed headache


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mixed headache

Headache that may have features of some combination of migraine headache, tension headache, and analgesic withdrawal.
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the-pain approach in patients with pure tension type headache, and both approaches in patients with mixed headache.
A 1962 National Institute of Health ad hoc committee attempted to clarify the situation by creating a headache classification system.[4] They defined classic and common migraine headache, "tension headache," "mixed headache," "cluster" headache, and others, and these definitions remained the standard for many years.
The baseline distribution of headache types among the 63 veterans was 38 percent had tension-like headaches, 21 percent had migraine-like headaches, and 40 percent had mixed headaches. The baseline headache frequency was 13.30 [+ or -] 0.71 headaches per month, with 34 veterans (54%) having chronic daily headaches; the baseline value for peak headache pain was 7.32 [+ or -] 0.17 out of 10.