Gender influences headache characteristics with increasing age in migraine patients

Bolay H., ÖZGE A., Saginc P., Orekici G., Uluduz D. , Yalin O., ...More

CEPHALALGIA, vol.35, no.9, pp.792-800, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0333102414559735
  • Title of Journal : CEPHALALGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.792-800
  • Keywords: Women, gender, migraine, aura, headache symptoms, attack duration, intensity, photophobia, nausea, phonophobia, SEX-RELATED DIFFERENCES, CLINICAL-FEATURES, CEREBRAL ACTIVATION, RISK-FACTORS, PAIN, PREVALENCE, IMPACT, EPIDEMIOLOGY, DISABILITY, BURDEN


Background and aims Migraine headache is one of the most common primary headache disorders and is three times more prevalent in women than in men, especially during the reproductive ages. The neurobiological basis of the female dominance has been partly established. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of gender on the headache manifestations in migraine patients.