Survey: 55.5% of Brazilians report head, facial pain

07/17/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

A survey of 890 people in Brazil found that 55.5% reported headaches and orofacial pain in the past six months, and many said it affected their ability to perform daily activities. Head and facial pain was more prevalent in women, and often associated with chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, back pain and heart disease, and with the use of medication, according to an online report in Gerodontology.

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