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2020 May 28

Expert Rev Neurother

Medication overuse headache: an overview of clinical aspects, mechanisms, and treatments.


Krymchantowski AV, Jevoux CC, Krymchantowski AG, Vivas R S, Silva-Néto R
Expert Rev Neurother. 2020 May 28:1-10.
PMID: 32463304.


Medication-overuse headache (MOH) is a common debilitating neurological disorder, with a prevalence of 1% to 7% in general population. It affects more than 60 million people worldwide and provokes substantial burden. Despite that, most practitioners don't know MOH. This review aims at presenting MOH clinical features, pathophysiology insights, and recent knowledge and guidance regarding treatments.