Author response: Smartphone use and primary headache: A cross-sectional hospital-based study

We thank Dr. Jacob for the comment on our research article1 and share similar observations noted in your practice. Because headache is a common neurologic problem and smartphone use is practically unavoidable in the modern era, drawing an association may be possible in your quoted case but to prescribe decreasing its use among all primary headache patients is something that requires more longitudinal studies. It may be added to the list of triggers of headache once there is more evidence. Our cross-sectional study provides the necessary association to carry this hypothesis further.

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