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Extreme daytime sleepiness in secondary persistent headache from the final inhabitants.

J Headache Ache. 2017 Aug 16;18(1):85

Authors: Kristoffersen ES, Stavem Ok, Lundqvist C, Russell MB

BACKGROUND: Extreme daytime sleepiness (EDS, outlined as Epworth sleepiness scale rating > 10) is a typical symptom, with a prevalence of 10-20% within the normal inhabitants. It’s related to headache and different persistent ache problems. Nonetheless, little is thought in regards to the prevalence of EDS amongst individuals with secondary persistent complications.
FINDINGS: A complete of 30,000 individuals aged 30-44 from the final inhabitants was screened for headache by a questionnaire. The 633 eligible contributors with self-reported persistent headache have been interviewed and examined by a headache specialist who utilized the Worldwide Classification of Headache Problems with supplementary definitions for persistent rhinosinusitis and cervicogenic headache. A complete of 93 contributors had secondary persistent headache and accomplished the ESS. A complete of 47 contributors had persistent post-traumatic headache (CPTH) and/or cervicogenic headache (CEH), 39 contributors had headache attributed to persistent rhinosinusitis (HACRS), whereas 7 had different secondary complications. 23.three% of these with CPTH, CEH or HACRS reported EDS. In multivariable logistic regression evaluation the chances ratios of EDS weren’t considerably completely different in individuals with CPTH/CEH or HACRS.
CONCLUSION: Virtually one out of 4 topics with secondary persistent headache reported EDS with no variations between the varied secondary persistent complications.

PMID: 28815442 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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