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OBJECTIVES In the absence of reliable data on the prevalence and burden of primary headache disorders in the mainland of China, a population-based survey was initiated by Lifting The Burden: the Global Campaign against Headache. METHODS Throughout all regions of China, 5041 non-related adult respondents aged 18-65 years were randomly sampled from the(More)
In order to know the status quo of health care for primary headache disorders in China, questions about headache consultation and diagnosis were included in a nationwide population-based survey initiated by Lifting The Burden: the Global Campaign against Headache. Throughout China, 5,041 unrelated respondents aged 18–65 years were randomly sampled from the(More)
BACKGROUND In order to minimize recall bias in burden estimation, questions about headache yesterday were included in a population-based survey initiated by LIFTING THE BURDEN : The Global Campaign against Headache. METHODS Throughout China, nonrelated respondents aged 18-65 years were randomly sampled from the general population by a door-to-door survey.(More)
The objective of this study is to evaluate the association between body mass index (BMI) and migraine in general population Chinese cohort. This was a cross-sectional secondary analysis from a general population Chinese cohort of men and women of reproductive and post-reproductive age ranging between 18 and 65 years. Migraine was defined utilizing ICHD(More)
Both hypertension (HTN) and headache disorders are highly prevalent worldwide. Our purpose, in a nationwide study of the Chinese general population, was to evaluate any association between primary headache disorders and elevated blood pressure (eBP). We could not collect data on antihypertensive therapy, but took the view that, whatever such therapy might(More)
Isaacs syndrome is a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability, characterized by spontaneous muscle twitching and stiffness. Some patients are reported to be positive for CASPR2 antibody that may be one of the pathogenic autoantibodies in Isaacs syndrome. We reported a series of three patients with Isaacs syndrome, including their clinical features,(More)
Objective. To investigate the efficacy and safety of traditional Chinese medicine Duliang soft capsule (DSC) in prophylactic treatment for patients with chronic daily headache (CDH). Methods. A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical study was conducted at 18 Chinese clinical centers. The participants received either DSC or(More)
BACKGROUND Headache disorders are highly prevalent worldwide, and familial occurrence and heredity are contributory factors attracting the interest of epidemiological researchers. Our purpose, in a large sample drawn nationwide from the Chinese general population, was to evaluate the frequency of similar headache in first-degree relatives (FDRs) of those(More)
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