1 Cardio-cerebrovascular comorbidity.- 2 Psychiatric comorbidity.- 3 Epilepsy comorbidity.- 4 Visceral pain comorbidity.- 5 Fibromyalgia comorbidity.- 6 Sleep disorders comorbidity.- 7 Obesity and other metabolic comorbidities.- 8 Comorbidity in paediatric headaches.- 9 Temporomandibular joint dysfunction comorbidity.- 10 Orofacial Pain comorbidity.- 11 Myofascial trigger points comorbidity.- 12 Neuropathic pain comorbidity.
Maria Adele Giamberardino, MD, is Associate Professor of
Internal Medicine and Director of the "Pathophysiology of Pain
Laboratory" and of the "Headache and Fibromyalgia Center" at the
Department of Medicine and Science of Aging of the "G. D'Annunzio"
University of Chieti - Italy. She performs clinical work and
clinical and experimental research in pain. Her main areas of
interest include pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of
visceral pain and referred hyperalgesia, headache, musculoskeletal
pain and fibromyalgia. She is author of over 200 publications in
international journals and books and has been awarded national and
international research prizes for her research. She has been a
member of numerous Committees of the International Association for
the Study of Pain (IASP) and Editor-in-Chief of IASP Press
(2010-2015). She is currently Secretary of the Italian Society for
the Study of Headache (2014-2016). Paolo Martelletti is Associate
Professor of Internal Medicine at the University 'La Sapienza' of
Rome since 2005 and Director of the Regional Reference Center for
Cephalaeas at the Sant'Andrea Hospital in Rome, Italy, since 2003.
After a long research activity started in 1980 in the fields of
internal medicine, cephalalgias, and pain management, he is now
developing new research avenues for the study of factors for
chronicity, comorbidities, and aspects of health economics in
primary headaches; elaboration of rehabilitation protocols in
patients with secondary headache as a consequence of medication
abuse; study of innovative therapies for the acute treatment and
prophylaxis of primary headaches. He is series editor of the
Springer Headache series and Editor in Chief of the
Journal of Headache and Pain.