Study links obesity with higher risk of episodic migraine

06/28/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Obese people have an 81% higher risk of episodic migraine than do those of normal weight, especially women and those younger than 50, according to a Johns Hopkins University study. Researchers said data showed the risk of episodic migraine increased as people went from normal weight to being overweight and then obese. The findings will be presented at the International Headache Congress.

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