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2022 Apr 10

BMC Geriatr



Characteristics and comorbidities of headache in patients over 50 years of age: a cross-sectional study.


Togha M, Karimitafti M J, Ghorbani Z, Farham F, Naderi-Behdani F, Nasergivehchi S, Vahabi Z, Ariyanfar S, Jafari E
BMC Geriatr. 2022 Apr 10; 22(1):313.
PMID: 35399063.


Although headache is a common complaint in younger individuals, it is one of the most common complaints among persons over the age of 50 and is a significant cause of morbidity. As there are differences in the causes and types of headache, the diagnosis and management of headache in older adults differ from that in younger individuals.