Headache Patients Face Limited Options, Despite Prevalence and Pain

Far more than an occasional nuisance, headaches interfere with countless Americans’ daily lives – and cost the country $31 billion annually.  Yet the National Institutes of Health funding for headache disorders research pales in comparison to funding for less widespread conditions.  This apparent discrepancy was central among the concerns expressed by the physician and patient advocates convening today for Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy’s seventh annual Headache on the Hill in Washington, DC.

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