Corpus ID: 56837817

The Study of Epidemiologic, Demographic and Clinical Characteristics in Patients with Migraine Headache Referring to Neurology Clinics of Vali-Asr and Imam Reza Hospitals in Arak City

  title={The Study of Epidemiologic, Demographic and Clinical Characteristics in Patients with Migraine Headache Referring to Neurology Clinics of Vali-Asr and Imam Reza Hospitals in Arak City},
  author={Mohsen Ebrahimi Monfared and Keyvan Qasami and Ali Reza Rezaei Ashtiani and Elahe Kazemeini},
  journal={Arak Medical University Journal},
Background: Migraine is one of the prevalent disabling disorders. Considering geographical differences in reported epidemiology and improving patients care, the aim of the present study was to evaluate epidemiologic, demographic and clinical characteristics in patients with migraine headache in Arak. Materials and Methods: This cross sectional and descriptive study was conducted on patients with migraine headache referred to the neurology clinics of Vali-Asr and Imam Reza hospitals of Arak for… Expand
1 Citations
Phonophobia and migraine features in patients with definite meniere’s disease: Pentad or triad/tetrad?
The frequency of migraine in MD is higher than normal subjects and phonophobia may be an independent symptom in MD, in contrast to photophobia and osmophobia. Expand


Prevalence and clinical characteristics of migraine in France
The prevalence of migraine in France is 7.9%, and that of total migraine is 17.0%; this does not seem to have evolved over the past 10 years. Expand
The prevalence and characteristics of migraine in a population-based cohort
The prevalence of migraine was significantly higher in women and not associated with socioeconomic status and the coexistence of migraine with and without aura occurs frequently and has implications for future studies on the genetics of migraine. Expand
A Canadian population survey on the clinical, epidemiologic and societal impact of migraine and tension-type headache.
It is concluded that the current prevalences of migraine and tension-type headache in Canada fall around the mean of previous studies, that the IHS criteria can form a basis for diagnostic classification and that the functional impact of migraine has been seriously underestimated in the past. Expand
Epidemiologic and Clinical Characteristics of Migraine and Tension‐Type Headache in Korea
In migraine, headache intensity was more severe in women than in men, but in tension‐type headache there was no difference in the severity of headache between the sexes, and the prevalence of migraine was not lower than in western countries and much higher than in previous studies conducted in other Asian countries. Expand
Need for Care and Perceptions of MIDAS among Headache Sufferers Study
The MIDAS questionnaire had increasingly perceived relevance as MIDAS grade increased, helped the majority of those in MIDAS grades III and IV to understand the impact of their headaches, and encouraged those with the greatest disability to seek medical care. Expand
The Triggers or Precipitants of the Acute Migraine Attack
  • L. Kelman
  • Medicine
  • Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache
  • 2007
Tiggers were more likely to be associated with a more florid acute migraine attack and differences were seen between women and men, aura and no aura, episodic and chronic migraine, and between migraine and probable migraine. Expand
Validity of the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) score in comparison to a diary-based measure in a population sample of migraine sufferers
The group estimate of the MIDAS score was found to be a valid estimate of a rigorous diary‐based measure of disability and similar to equivalent diary measures. Expand
Patterns of medication use by chronic and episodic headache sufferers in the general population: Results from the frequent headache epidemiology study
Patterns of medication use among CDH and EH sufferers in a general population sample are described and CDH subjects were more likely than EH controls to use over-the-counter/caffeine combination products, triptans, opioid compounds and ‘other’ prescription pain medications. Expand
Development and testing of the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) Questionnaire to assess headache-related disability
From studies completed to date, the MIDAS Questionnaire has been shown to be internally consistent, highly reliable, valid, and correlates with physicians’ clinical judgment, support its suitability for use in clinical practice. Expand
Migraine Diagnosis and Treatment: Results From the American Migraine Study II
Objective.—A population‐based survey was conducted in 1999 to describe the patterns of migraine diagnosis and medication use in a representative sample of the US population and to compare resultsExpand