Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Review Article



Correlation of Stress with Migraine - A Review

Monika Kajal; Manoj Malik; Reena Kumari.

Abstract
Migraine is a widespread and debilitating neurological disorder that has been recognized since antiquity. The World Health Organization has listed migraine as a significant public health concern and major cause of years of life with disability. It is aperiodic disorder that comprises paroxysmal and blinding hemicranial pain, nausea/vomiting, photophobiaand phonophobia. Stress is often linked to the occurrence of migraine headaches. Stress may interact with migraine in several ways that predisposed to migraine attacks. Stress is considered as a most common trigger for their attacks and high level of stress are reported in migraine patients. Migraine attacks themselves can act as a stressor, thereby potentially leading to a vicious cycle of increasing migraine frequency. This review provides an overview that both stress and migraine are reciprocally related i.e. cyclically influencing each other across time.

Key words: Headache;Epidemiology;Trigger factors



Share this Article


Advertisement
Journal of Interdisciplinary Histopathology

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW




ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
BiblioCAM
Article Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Suggest a Journal
Publisher Login
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons