Abuse During Childhood Tied to Migraine in Adulthood

Child abuse
Child abuse
People who suffered emotional abuse had a higher risk of migraine in adulthood after adjusting for depression, anxiety.

The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship of recalled adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) with migraine and episodic tension-type headache (ETTH).

Gretchen M. Tietjen, MD, of the University of Toledo, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional analysis of ACEs among 2007 American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention Study survey respondents with ETTH and migraine. They modeled headache type using logistic regression adjusting for sociodemographic variables (age, race, sex, income), depression, and anxiety, and headache day frequency using ordinal logistic regression with a proportional odds model.

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