Trigger factors in migraine patients.

  title={Trigger factors in migraine patients.},
  author={Patr{\'i}cia Timy Fukui and Tessa Rachel Tranquillini Gonçalves and Cintia Giunchetti Strabelli and Natalia Maria Fernandes Lucchino and Fernanda Cunha Matos and Juliana Pinto Moreira dos Santos and Eliova Zukerman and Vera Zukerman-Guendler and Juliane Prieto Peres Mercante and Marcelo Rodrigues Masruha and Domingos S{\'a}vio deSouza Vieira and M{\'a}rio Fernando Prieto Peres},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  volume={66 3A},
BACKGROUND Migraine is a chronic neurological disease with several trigger factors, including dietary, hormonal and environmental factors. PURPOSE To analyse precipitating factors in a sample of migraine patients. METHOD Two hundred consecutive migraine patients were interviewed about possible trigger factors for migraine attacks. RESULTS Most patients showed at least one dietary trigger, fasting was the most frequent one, followed by alcohol and chocolate. Hormonal factors appeared in 53… CONTINUE READING
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