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Interrelationships between chronic tension‑type headache, musculoskeletal pain, and vitamin D deficiency: Is osteomalacia responsible for both headache and musculoskeletal pain? Sanjay Prakash, Manoj Kumar1, Pooja Belani2, Asish Susvirkar2, Sunil Ahuja3 Department of Neurology, Medical College, Baroda, 1Department of Physiotherapy, College of Physiotherapy, Anand, 2 Departments of Medicine and 3Psychiatry, Medical College, Baroda, Gujarat, India Abstract Background: Headache, musculoskeletal symptoms, and vitamin D deficiency are common in the general population. However, the interrelations between these three have not been delineated in the literature. Materials and Methods: We retrospectively studied a consecutive series of patients who were diagnosed as having chronic tension‑type headache (CTTH) and were subjected to the estimation of serum vitamin D levels. The subjects were divided into two groups according to serum 25(OH) D levels as normal (>20 ng/ml) or vitamin D deficient (

Interrelationships between chronic tension-type headache, musculoskeletal pain, and vitamin D deficiency: Is osteomalacia responsible for both headache and musculoskeletal pain?

Headache, musculoskeletal symptoms, and vitamin D deficiency are common in the general population. However, the interrelations between these three hav...
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