Hemicrania continua

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What is Hemicrania continua?

Hemicrania continua is a persistent one-sided headache that is usually unremitting. Hemicrania continua is considered a primary headache disorder, meaning that it's not caused by another condition.

What is it like to have Hemicrania continua?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Hemicrania continua and its symptoms?


These charts show data from Hemicrania continua patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hemicrania continua on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 21patients have this condition
  • 0new patients joined this month
  • 13say Hemicrania continua is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 4
30s 3
40s 7
50s 1
60s 2
70+ 1

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

95% Females
5% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Hemicrania continua patients who have completed their condition history
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