Obesity Linked to Greater Range of Patients with Migraine

A study published in the September 11 online issue of Neurology® reports that occasional migraine sufferers are more likely to be obese than people who do not get migraine headaches. The research expands on previous studies that have shown a link between the conditions, indicating that it exists even among occasional migraine sufferers. Study author B. Lee Peterlin, DO, of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD  commented “As obesity is a risk factor that can potentially be modified and since some medications for migraine can lead to weight gain or loss, this is important information for people with migraine and their doctors.” Read more here.

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