Another HUNT analysis presented at the congress focused on the distinction between medication overuse headache and chronic daily headache without medication overuse.
What does MOH stand for?
MOH stands for Medication Overuse Headache
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The figures in terms of the number of people who have medication overuse headache are one in 50, so that is approximately a million people who have headaches on a daily or near daily basis because they're using painkillers," he said.
AONE in 50 adults suffer from Medication Overuse Headache and it is more common for women than men.
Another reason to pursue these goals is to avoid medication overuse headache (MOH), otherwise known as, which is a common problem among migraneurs due to overuse of pain medications, and can result in chronic daily headache.
Medications such as acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine combination (Fioricet) and aspirin, butalbital, and caffeine combination (Fiorinal) have lost favor due to the increased risk of rebound or medication overuse headache.
Features of medication overuse headache following overuse of different acute headache drugs," Neurology, October 8, 2002.
Only 6% of the patients with headaches had medication overuse headache, a percentage that is fairly low for chronic headache patients, particularly given these patients' overall condition.