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2022 Jul 18

J Headache Pain



One-quarter of individuals with weekly headache have never consulted a medical doctor: a Danish nationwide cross-sectional survey.


Do T P, Stefansen S, Dømgaard M, Steiner TJ, Ashina M
J Headache Pain. 2022 Jul 18; 23(1):84.
PMID: 35850614.


Large numbers of people with headache who would benefit are not reached by headache services. Among the causes are poor or disorganized provision of headache services, but reluctance to seek healthcare has frequently been identified as a significant barrier. We conducted a national survey of people with headache to assess the extent of this problem in Denmark, a country with well organized, highly resourced, and readily accessible services.