Excessive opioid use and the development of chronic migraine

@article{Bigal2009ExcessiveOU,
  title={Excessive opioid use and the development of chronic migraine},
  author={M. Bigal and R. Lipton},
  journal={PAIN®},
  year={2009},
  volume={142},
  pages={179-182}
}
  • M. Bigal, R. Lipton
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • PAIN®
  • Migraine ranks among the world’s 20 most disabling health problems [30], and is the most common neurologic disorder in the developed countries, affecting over 30 million U.S. residents [21]. Long considered a chronic disorder with a benign course, recent research demonstrates that a subgroup worsens over time [6,26]. Clinically, progression is characterized by an increasing frequency of headaches, sometimes with evolution from episodic to chronic migraine (CM). CM is defined as a type of… CONTINUE READING
    Medication-Overuse Headache
    • 32
    • PDF
    Italian guidelines for primary headaches: 2012 revised version
    • 91
    • PDF

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 39 REFERENCES
    Chronic migraine in the population
    • 277
    Migraine: Epidemiology, Impact, and Risk Factors for Progression
    • 310
    Incidence and predictors for chronicity of headache in patients with episodic migraine
    • 305
    Opioid therapy for chronic pain.
    • 893
    • PDF
    Analgesic use: A predictor of chronic pain and medication overuse headache
    • 161
    • Highly Influential