Who gets medication overuse headache

Related factors:

Caucasian background

Lower education

Previous marriage

Overweight

Diabetes

Arthritis

Frequent caffeine use

Stressful life event in the previous year

Head injury

Snoring

High baseline headache frequency

Overusing medication

Comorbid depression, anxiety

Allodynia (touch of head perceived as painful)

Use of opioid drugs and barbiturates to treat headache