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Migraine prevalence, disease burden, and the need for preventive therapy
Objectives: 1) To reassess the prevalence of migraine in the United States; 2) to assess patterns of migraine treatment in the population; and 3) to contrast current patterns of preventive treatment… Expand
Leisure activities and the risk of dementia in the elderly.
- J. Verghese, R. Lipton, +6 authors H. Buschke
- The New England journal of medicine
- 19 June 2003
BACKGROUND Participation in leisure activities has been associated with a lower risk of dementia. It is unclear whether increased participation in leisure activities lowers the risk of dementia or… Expand
Migraine--current understanding and treatment.
Migraine is a common and sometimes debilitating disorder. This review describes the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and preventive and symptomatic treatment of migraine, with special attention to drug… Expand
Prevalence and Burden of Migraine in the United States: Data From the American Migraine Study II
Objective.—To describe the prevalence, sociodemographic profile, and the burden of migraine in the United States in 1999 and to compare results with the original American Migraine Study, a 1989… Expand
A review of paroxysmal hemicranias, SUNCT syndrome and other short-lasting headaches with autonomic feature, including new cases.
The short-lasting primary headache syndromes may be conveniently divided into those exhibiting marked autonomic activation and those without autonomic activation. The former group comprise chronic… Expand
Prevalence of migraine headache in the United States. Relation to age, income, race, and other sociodemographic factors.
OBJECTIVE To describe the magnitude and distribution of the public health problem posed by migraine in the United States by examining migraine prevalence, attack frequency, and attack-related… Expand
Oral triptans (serotonin 5-HT1B/1D agonists) in acute migraine treatment: a meta-analysis of 53 trials
BACKGROUND The triptans, selective serotonin 5-HT(1B/1D) agonists, are very effective acute migraine drugs with a well- developed scientific rationale. Seven different triptans will soon be… Expand
Epidemiology of tension-type headache.
CONTEXT Tension-type headache is a highly prevalent condition. Because few population-based studies have been performed, little is known about its epidemiology. OBJECTIVES To estimate the 1-year… Expand
An international study to assess reliability of the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) score
Background: The Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) instrument is a five-item questionnaire developed to measure headache-related disability and improve doctor-patient communication about the… Expand
Quantitative gait dysfunction and risk of cognitive decline and dementia
- J. Verghese, Cuiling Wang, R. Lipton, R. Holtzer, X. Xue
- Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
- 19 January 2007
Background: Identifying quantitative gait markers of preclinical dementia may lead to new insights into early disease stages, improve diagnostic assessments and identify new preventive strategies.… Expand