Observations on the Landscape of Migraine Social Media: A Twitter Longitudinal Infodemiology Study

Pengfei Zhang, MD

AHSAM 2020 - Poster session
Published on October 2, 2020 | NEW

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Key messages

  • This author analyzed data from @MigraineTweets to survey landscape of Twitter discussions on migraine.
  • The most commonly cited hashtags included #migraine(s), #headache(s), #chronicpain, #chronicillness, #AHSAZ, #pain, #spoonie, #fibromyalgia,and #anxiety.
  • Important topics of interest for Twitter migraine sufferers include discussions on treatment options awareness, advocacy, and associated neurological and/or pain conditions.
  • Podcast by Pengfei Zhang, MD

Key messages

  • This author analyzed data from @MigraineTweets to survey landscape of Twitter discussions on migraine.
  • The most commonly cited hashtags included #migraine(s), #headache(s), #chronicpain, #chronicillness, #AHSAZ, #pain, #spoonie, #fibromyalgia,and #anxiety.
  • Important topics of interest for Twitter migraine sufferers include discussions on treatment options awareness, advocacy, and associated neurological and/or pain conditions.

Podcast by Pengfei Zhang, MD

Pengfei Zhang, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Pengfei (Phil) Zhang M.D is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his Headache fellowship at NYU Langone in 2017 and his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in 2016. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2012. Prior to entering medicine he completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics at Haverford College.

Pengfei Zhang, M.D.: Alder Biopharmaceuticals (Membership on Advisory Committees or Review Panels) (Consulting Fees (e.g., advisory boards))



Headache
Epidemiology, Pharmacoeconomics, and Outcomes Research of Headache


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