Comorbidities in Headache Disorders
Description of Comorbidities in Headache Disorders
This book provides up-to-date information on all aspects of the comorbidities that are associated with the headache disorders commonly seen in the primary care and hospital settings, including migraine, tension-type headache, and cluster headache. The coverage is wide ranging and encompasses all of the well-established comorbidities: cardio- and cerebrovascular disease, psychiatric conditions, epilepsy, sleep disorders, and various pain disorders, such as visceral pain, fibromyalgia, orofacial pain, and neuropathic pain.
Individual chapters are also devoted to obesity and other metabolic comorbidities and to the comorbidities associated specifically with pediatric headaches. The information provided will assist readers in understanding the complex relationships between headache disorders and these various conditions and in delivering effective care that reflects the latest knowledge. The book is designed to meet the daily practice needs of general physicians, general neurologists, clinical psychologists, neurologists in training, and medical students. It is published as part of the series Headache, which is endorsed by the European Headache Federation – EHF.
About the Author
Maria Adele Giamberardino, MD, is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the “Pathophysiology of Pain Laboratory” and of the “Headache and Fibromyalgia Center” at the Department of Medicine and Science of Aging of the “G. D’Annunzio” University of Chieti – Italy.
Paolo Martelletti is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University ‘La Sapienza’ of Rome since 2005 and Director of the Regional Reference Center for Cephalaeas at the Sant’Andrea Hospital in Rome, Italy, since 2003.
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