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2022 Sep 20

Brain Behav

Association of increased pain intensity, daytime sleepiness, poor sleep quality, and quality of life with mobile phone overuse in patients with migraine: A multicenter, cross-sectional comparative study.


Butt M, Chavarria Y, Ninmol J, Arif A, Tebha S S, Daniyal M, Siddiqui U M, Shams S S, Sarfaraz Q, Haider S F, Essar M Y
Brain Behav. 2022 Sep 20:e2760.
PMID: 36128652.


The number of regular smartphone users has increased dramatically worldwide. Headaches, followed by sleep difficulties, forgetfulness, dizziness, and other ailments, are among the most prevalent complaints among smartphone users during or after use. In addition, migraine is a debilitating disease and is the world's second leading cause of disability. Hence, we performed this study to determine how smartphone overuse influenced migraine patients' level of disability, pain intensity, sleep quality, and overall quality of life.