April 6, 2015
Many studies link migraines to depression, anxiety, OCD, phobias and other disorders. The question is which comes first “the headache or the disorder”. The mounting fear associated with headaches is so common that it in itself is a disorder, cephalalgiaphobia – the fear of headache, or fear of the next headache.
A recent analysis in The Journal of Headache and Pain reported on a small study where the objective was to examine the relationship between cephalalgiaphobia and migraine frequency, as well as medication overuse as a result of headache anticipation.
From 120 patients and two years of study, the results indicate that… Read More>>