Clinical Profile of Primary Headaches and Awareness of Trigger factors in Migraine patients

  title={Clinical Profile of Primary Headaches and Awareness of Trigger factors in Migraine patients},
  author={Shreyas Ravat and Sandip T. Chaudhari and Neelima Deodatta Chafekar},
  journal={MVP Journal of Medical Sciences},
Aim: To classify the patients as per the International Classification of Headache disorders 3rd edition Beta version. To study the demographic details and clinical profile. To study the trigger factors in migraine patients. To study the importance of family history is headache patients. Materials & Methods : The study was a cross sectional observational study of 300 patients at outpatient clinic tertiary health care center, over a period of two years. Patients diagnosed with primary headache… 
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