Migraine and other diseases in women of reproductive age. The influence of smoking on observed associations.

@article{Chen1987MigraineAO,
  title={Migraine and other diseases in women of reproductive age. The influence of smoking on observed associations.},
  author={Tain-Jy Chen and Alan Leviton and Sharon Edelstein and Jonas H. Ellenberg},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1987},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={1024-8}
}
From among the pregnant women in the Collaborative Perinatal Project of the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke, we identified 508 who had migraine, and 3192 who had no history of migraine, of taking headache medication during the previous 12 months, and of headaches during the pregnancy. Migraineurs smoked more heavily and had a longer smoking history than their headache-free peers. Among migraineurs, smokers were not more likely to consume analgesics than… CONTINUE READING