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2022 Jan 31

Ugeskr Laeger



[Non-pharmacological treatment of migraine and tension-type headache].


Beier D, Callesen HE, Carlsen LN, Birkefoss K, Tómasdóttir H, Würtzen H, Christensen HW, Krøll LS, Jensen M, Høst CV, Hansen JM
Ugeskr Laeger. 2022 Jan 31; 184(5).
PMID: 35179126.


Migraine and tension-type headache are among the most frequent diseases of the world. As pharmacological treatment often is associated with distinct side effects, there is an increasing need for non-pharmacological treatment options. However, there has been a striking lack of evidence with regards to the efficacy of the huge variety of non-pharmacological interventions. In this review, we present the available evidence for the most common non-pharmacological treatment options with focus on the national clinical guideline for non-pharmacological treatment of headache disorders published in 2021.