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Cephalgiaphobia May Lead to Chronic Migraines

Cephalgiaphobia: A Vicious Cycle Cephalgiaphobia is a psychological state that has been linked to prompting and sustaining the overuse of medication. According to a recent study, published in the Journal of Headache Pain, frequent migraines can lead to a fear of migraines, and a fear of migraines can lead to increased migraine frequency. Depression and anxiety are common with chronic migraine sufferers. The link between migraine and lifetime anxiety disorders (panic, obsessive-compulsive disorders, generalized anxiety, phobias) has been described in...
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migraines in children

Riboflavin Prophylaxis in Pediatric and Adolescent Migraine

Migraine is a common disorder in childhood and adolescence. Studies on adults show the effectiveness and tolerability of riboflavin in migraine prevention, while data on children are scarce. This retrospective study reports on our experience of using riboflavin for migraine prophylaxis in 41 pediatric and adolescent patients...
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