Extreme daytime sleepiness in secondary power headache from the overall inhabitants.
J Headache Ache. 2017 Aug 16;18(1):85
Authors: Kristoffersen ES, Stavem Okay, 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 common inhabitants. It’s related to headache and different power ache issues. Nevertheless, little is thought in regards to the prevalence of EDS amongst individuals with secondary power complications.
FINDINGS: A complete of 30,000 individuals aged 30-44 from the overall inhabitants was screened for headache by a questionnaire. The 633 eligible individuals with self-reported power headache have been interviewed and examined by a headache specialist who utilized the Worldwide Classification of Headache Problems with supplementary definitions for power rhinosinusitis and cervicogenic headache. A complete of 93 individuals had secondary power headache and accomplished the ESS. A complete of 47 individuals had power post-traumatic headache (CPTH) and/or cervicogenic headache (CEH), 39 individuals had headache attributed to power 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 power headache reported EDS with no variations between the varied secondary power complications.
PMID: 28815442 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]