Home    eJManager.com Add Your Journal   |    Follow on Twitter   |    Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

-



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


Full text links

Share this Article




ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Article Tools
Job Opportunities/Service Offers
eJManager OJMS
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
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 Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Service of eJManager LLC Publishing for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMedź Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons