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A Cross-sectional Study Is Conducted On Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) For Identify Demographic Characteristics And Symptoms Of Epilepsy Related Headache

S. Rashid
Published 2018 · Medicine

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Introduction: Epilepsy and primary headache disorders affect individuals of all ages worldwide. Headache and epilepsy are two relatively common neurological disorders and their association is still a matter of debate. Objective: Our aim is to estimate demographic characteristics and symptoms of epilepsy related headache. Methodology: This study was a cross sectional observation study which is performed in Department of Neurology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Shahbag, Dhaka by two years. 376 epileptic patients were enrolled as sample size in this study and sampling technique was purposive sampling. Data were collected by semi-structured questionnaire .Headache was detected according to the International Headache Society (II-IS) criteria. Result: 52.4% were up to 20 years age group and male is 4.8% higher than female. During the study out of all respondents with preictal headache 60.6% had worsening of activity and respondents with postictal headache61.3% had nausea. Conclusion: developed and faster treatment is needed for epilepsy related headache treatment.
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