How headaches differ; tension, migraine, cluster, rebound, sinus headaches, every kind of headache you can imagine. New information on the low-tyramine diet for migraine, and the helpful role of headache diaries.
Helpful information on headache pain, prevention, triggers, chronic migraines, treatment, botox, triptans and other drugs, more
Average annual estimates on health service use and expenses for migraines in people under age 65. Estimate of 4.2% of women are affected, vs. 1% of men. Average out of pocket drug costs for migraine expenditures were $469 in 2007 (of $1856 total drug costs). Total out of pocket for all health expenses was $1067. Statistical Brief #316, published March 2011. No updates available
Compare hospital ER visit prices (2014) in Nevada for common reasons people visit emergency departments. Choose illness and hospital (one hospital at a time). Compare to common charges in the county and NV average. For example, a migraine treated in ER typically cost $2961 in NV (and a headache costs $5090). Consumers should note that physician fees are extra, and NOT shown in the website prices. They also need to add inflation factors for 2015, 2016 and 2017. Prices are disease-specific. Nevada PricePoint through NV Hospital Assn.