ADHD is associated with migraine: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={ADHD is associated with migraine: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Haitham Salem and David Vesga Vivas and Fei Cao and Iram F. Kazimi and Ant{\^o}nio L{\'u}cio Teixeira and Cristian Patrick Zeni},
  journal={European Child \& Adolescent Psychiatry},
  • H. SalemD. Vivas C. Zeni
  • Published 1 March 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
An association between primary headaches and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has long been suggested. Moreover, headache is regarded as a common side effect of stimulants, the most effective treatment for ADHD. So far, no systematic review has evaluated the potential association between ADHD and headache. We performed a systematic review of the literature and a meta-analysis of all reported studies on ADHD and primary headaches. Our analysis showed a positive association between… 

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