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13 February 2023: Clinical Research

Relationship Between Changes in Cranio-Cervical Extensor Muscles and Quality of Life: A Single-Center Study of 15 Patients with Chronic Tension-Type Headache

Xiaoman Min 1ABCDEFG , Yongjun Huo 2B , Ning Sun 3BCEF , Hongwei Zhi 4B , Haitao Li 4F , Sishuo Zhang 4B , Wenqiang Cui 4ABCEFG , Yanlin Guo 5B , Hongyun Wu 4ABEG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938574

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e938574

Table 1 Criteria for determining the effect of the different Headache Impact Test-6 (HIT-6) scores on quality of life (QoL).The total score of the HIT-6 should be between 36 and 78. The higher the score of the subjects, the greater the effect of headaches on QoL.

Total scoreDegree of impact on QoL
36–49No impact
50–55Slight affect
56–60Significant affect
61–78Serious affect

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750