CHINA’S BEINGING MORE AFFORDABLE: The number of Chinese people getting regular headaches has increased in recent years.
In 2014, about one in four people in China had a headache, according to a survey by the China Health Information Center.
China’s Ministry of Health and Family Planning said that between 2014 and 2020, about 8.4 million people had migraines and 1.2 million had sinus pain.
But that’s down from 1.9 million people in 2010, when the number of people in the country with migraine increased by more than a third.
So far this year, about 1.4 per cent of Chinese adults have had headaches.
The country has also seen an uptick in cases of chronic headaches, which are caused by inflammation of the brain.
Symptoms of these include: headaches