Navigation Links
Chronic Migraine Is Associated With Reduced Household Income and Greater Headache Impact
Date:10/29/2010

CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data presented today at The 2010 European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress (EHMTIC) shows that persons with chronic migraine (headache on greater than or equal to 15 days per month) are much more likely to have annual household incomes below $30,000 than those with episodic migraine (headache on < 15 days per month).  This difference in household income may be attributable to the greater adverse headache impact in the chronic migraine group.  Chronic migraine, a condition characterized by headaches more days than not, afflicts about 1 in 50 Americans.  This research is from the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention Study (AMPP), the largest-ever longitudinal study of headache.

The study involved 373 individuals with chronic migraine and 6,554 with episodic migraine. Those with chronic migraine were more likely to have average annual household incomes below $30,000 than those with episodic migraine (38.3% of chronic migraineurs and 26.5% of episodic migraineurs had household incomes of less than $30,000/year).   The Headache Impact Test (HIT-6) measures the burden of headache in areas including work, school, social life, and feelings such as fatigue, irritability and difficulty with concentration over the previous month.  Those with chronic migraine had an average score of 64 (indicating "severe impact") and those with episodic migraine had an average score of 58 (indicating "substantial impact").

Study co-investigator, Dawn C. Buse, PhD,  Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Director of Behavioral Medicine at the Montefiore Headache Center, Bronx, NY, said,  "These results reinforce the fact that the impact of headache is most significant among persons with chronic migraine when compared to persons with episodic migraine.  In addition, we find that headache impact is predicted by headache pain
'/>"/>

SOURCE National Headache Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Romark Initiates Clinical Trial of Alinia(R) for Chronic Hepatitis C in the United States
2. New Study Presented at WorldSleep 2007 Demonstrates Ramelteon Has Sustained Efficacy Over Six Months in Adults With Chronic Insomnia
3. Its Only Heartburn...or is it? Chronic Heartburn a Risk Factor for Precursor to Esophageal Cancer
4. Researchers Report First Successful Treatment of Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury
5. R7128 Receives Fast Track Designation from the FDA for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection
6. New Data Show Improvements in Work Performance in Patients with Chronic Insomnia Treated with AMBIEN CR(R) (zolpidem tartrate extended-release) Tablets CIV
7. Roches Investigational Polymerase Inhibitor, Combined with PEGASYS(R) and COPEGUS(TM), Shows Potent Antiviral Activity in Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C at Four Weeks
8. Human Genome Sciences Presents Results of Phase 2 Trial of Albuferon(R) in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed To Respond To Previous Therapy
9. Human Genome Sciences Announces Presentation at AASLD of Results of Phase 2b Trial of Albuferon(R) for Chronic Hepatitis C
10. Video: Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) Report Shows Significant Gap in Care for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
11. Synvista Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Study With Alagebrium for Chronic Heart Failure
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/2/2015)... DUBLIN , March 2, 2015   ... device businesses for a total consideration of up to $1.65 ... Endo also evaluating strategic alternatives for AMS, Women,s Health ... into a global specialty pharmaceuticals business ... today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... WOODLANDS, Texas , March 2, 2015   ... a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing breakthrough treatments for ... end 2014 financial results on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 ... a conference call and webcast to discuss clinical development ... year end of 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... ANGELES , March 2, 2015 ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ... financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014 on March ... conference call and webcast on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 5:00 ... , President and CEO.   , ... dial-in: (631) 291-4544; conference code 92238648. , , , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Endo Announces Divestiture of American Medical Systems' Men's and Prostate Health Businesses to Boston Scientific 2Endo Announces Divestiture of American Medical Systems' Men's and Prostate Health Businesses to Boston Scientific 3Lexicon To Report Fourth Quarter And Year End 2014 Financial Results On March 4, 2015 2ImmunoCellular Therapeutics to Report 2014 Financial Results on March 9, 2015; a Business Update Conference Call and Webcast is Scheduled for March 12, 2015 2
... SALT LAKE CITY , May 11 Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ... during the morning of Monday, May 17, 2010 .   , ... Dynatronics has scheduled a conference call for investors later that ...  Those interested in participating should call 800-861-4084 and use passcode: 9921511. , ...
... 11 RF Technologies®, a leading provider of healthcare safety and ... use with Safe Place® Infant Security Solutions. The soft, stretchy banding material ... staff when a Safe Place bracelet is loose, tampered with or is ... Smart Sense ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Smart Sense(TM) From RF Technologies Upgrades Safe Place(R) Bracelets Using Industry-Leading Infant Security Technology, Fit and Comfort 2
(Date:3/2/2015)... 02, 2015 New York singer/songwriter ... be delivering a plenary address entitled Finding the ... Art of Healing and Recovery at this year’s ... Healthcare Executive Summit (BHES).     , With more than ... have been recorded by some of the biggest ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... 2015 This year, the National Multiple Sclerosis ... provide opportunities for people across the country to unite, ... with MS live their best lives. MS Awareness Week is ... others to join the Society’s vision of a world free ... disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 Regulatory ... focused on quality, regulatory and technical consulting, announces ... Chief Operating Officer. , Before joining RCA, ... leading R&D teams in all aspects of developing ... positions at Covidien (Medtronic), Regulatory Compliance Associates Inc., ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... Many mainstream media outlets have run stories ... how much of that news reporting is true? Many ... measles, but whose youngsters later developed autism, will assemble ... comprised of professionals, clinicians, researchers, therapists, advocates, and others. ... questions about the body and childhood health will have ...
(Date:3/1/2015)... Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 ... market their services and manage their practices ... offer an integrated all-inclusive solution. The ... development program and a medical practice management ... success and long-term financial sustainability. A referral ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Richie Supa Announced as a Plenary Speaker at NCAD 2015 2Health News:Every Connection Counts During MS Awareness Week 2Health News:Every Connection Counts During MS Awareness Week 3Health News:Every Connection Counts During MS Awareness Week 4Health News:Regulatory Compliance Associates® Inc. Welcomes Seyed Khorashahi as Chief Operating Officer 2Health News:Growing List of Professionals Gather for World’s Most Comprehensive Autism Conference in Chicago, May 2015 2Health News:Power Up Physician and Patient Referral Management While Qualifying for ARRA Incentives 2Health News:Power Up Physician and Patient Referral Management While Qualifying for ARRA Incentives 3Health News:Power Up Physician and Patient Referral Management While Qualifying for ARRA Incentives 4
... the potentially fatal tick-borne illness has nearly tripled, research shows ... Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the United States almost tripled ... , The potentially fatal disease is caused by Rickettsia ... bite of the dog tick or Rocky Mountain wood tick. ...
... The Board of,Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: ... common share, payable on November 15, 2007, to,shareholders of ... dividends on its common stock since 1895. * ... global consumer,products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal ...
... more options ... consumers, health professionals, WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 The U.S. ... the number and,variety of generic drug products available to consumers ... brand-name,counterparts and competition among generics has been a key factor ...
... R.I. [Brown University] The chemical process known as ... transduction a fundamental biochemical cascade inside cells that ... A team of cell biologists led by Eugene Chin, ... School of Brown University and a staff researcher at ...
... collaboration ... between physicians and patients, CHICAGO, Oct. 4 Allscripts ... and information,solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, was featured ... announcing the new consumer health platform. Allscripts is the,first market-leading ...
... 4 GeoPharma, Inc. (Nasdaq:,GORX) (the "Company") GeoPharma, ... among a select group invited to present at ... Thursday, October 11, 2007 at 9:25 AM,(PDT). ... history of,isolating quality small cap companies that perform ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Surge in U.S. Cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever 2Health News:FDA Announces Initiative to Bolster Generic Drug Program 2Health News:Brown researchers make major signal transduction discovery 2Health News:Allscripts Featured in Microsoft HealthVault Worldwide Launch 2Health News:Allscripts Featured in Microsoft HealthVault Worldwide Launch 3Health News:Allscripts Featured in Microsoft HealthVault Worldwide Launch 4Health News:Allscripts Featured in Microsoft HealthVault Worldwide Launch 5Health News:Allscripts Featured in Microsoft HealthVault Worldwide Launch 6Health News:GeoPharma, Inc. to Present at the EdgeWater Research Investor Conference 2Health News:GeoPharma, Inc. to Present at the EdgeWater Research Investor Conference 3
... FLUORAT®-02-PANORAMA spectrofluorometer ... sophisticated instrument among ... It is intended ... chromatographic analysis, and ...
Inquire...
The unique RF-1501 optical design provides exceptional sensitivity in an incredibly compact instrument....
The Fluoroskan Ascent, a dedicated microplate fluorometer, offers high sensitivity for a wide variety of fluorometric applications....
Medicine Products: