Top 10 Myths About Migraine
This article represents the opinions, thoughts, and experiences of the author; none of this content has been paid for by any advertiser. The Migraine.com team does not recommend or endorse any products or treatments discussed herein. Learn more about how we maintain editorial integrity here.
1Headache Classification Committee of the International Headache Society: J Olesen, M-G Bousser, H-C Diener, D Dodick, M First, PJ Goadsby, H Göbel, MJA Lainez, JW Lance, RB Lipton, G Nappi, F Sakai, J Schoenen, SD Silberstein & TJ Steiner. Available at: http://cep.sagepub.com/content/26/6/742.abstract. Brief Report: New appendix criteria open for a broader concept of chronic migraine. Cephalalgia 2006;26,742–746.2Natoli, JL; Manack, A; Dean, B; Butler, Q; Turkel, CC; Stovner, L.; and Lipton, R.B. Available at: http://cep.sagepub.com/content/30/5/599. Global prevalence of chronic migraine: A systematic Review. Cephalalgia 2010;30:599. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2982.2009.01941.x. 3Park J.E.1; Kempner J.2; Young W.B. “The Stigma of Migraine.” Poster presentation. 52nd annual meeting of the American Headache Society. Los Angeles. June, 2010. 4Shapiro, Robert, MD. Available at: http://www.allianceforheadacheadvocacy.org/letters/Headache%20Disorders%20Fact%20Sheet.doc. Headache Disorders in the United States. Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy. 5World Health Organization, Lifting the Burden. Available at: http://www.who.int/mental_health/management/atlas_headache_disorders/en/. Atlas of Headache Disorders and Resources in the World 2011. Geneva. World Health Organization. May, 2011. 6Lake, Alvin E., III, PhD; Rains, Jeanetta C.; Penizen, Donald B., PhD; Lipchik, Gay L., PhD. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1526-4610.1995.hed3507382.x/abstract. Headache and Psychiatric Comorbidity: Historical Context, Clinical Implications, and Research Relevance. Headache 2005;45:483-506.