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Todd J. Schwedt, MD, MSCI, and Robert E. Shapiro,
MD, PhD, wrote "Funding of Research on Headache Disorders by the
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- Headache disorders cause more
than 1 percent of all disability and 9 percent of all lost labor
in the US every year.
alone is the 12th most disabling disorder in the
Headache disorders are the
most prevalent neurological disorders, affecting more than
90% of all Americans.
The US annual direct and
indirect economic costs of headache disorders exceed $31
The NIH expended less than $10
million in 2006 towards all research on headache disorders,
comprising less than 0.05 percent of its total budget.
For more headache and
Migraine facts, see our
Headache Disorders Fact Sheet.