Best headache relief measures among U.S. adults 2017

This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who stated select measures provided them the best relief from headache as of February 2017. It was found that 53 percent of respondents stated conventional medicine proved the best relief for their headache.

Percentage of U.S. adults who stated select measures provided them the best relief from headache as of 2017

Share of respondents
Conventional medicine (drugs, shots, etc.)53%
Didn't try any of the above22%
Other 8%
Physiotherapy, massages, etc6%
Acupuncture5%
Globules/homeopathy3%
Prefer not to answer2%
Self-help groups1%
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Source

Release date

February 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 16 to 27, 2017

Number of respondents

739 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

suffered at least once per month from headaches

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Which measure proved the best relief for your headache?"
Respondents could choose multiple answers.

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