Exposure to sun and precipitation of migraine

N. Vijayan, S. Gould, Craig Watson

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Abstract

Incidence to exposure to sun as a precipitating factor in headaches was evaluated in 263 patients. In 30% exposure to sun was found to trigger attacks of migraine compared to 7% of patients with muscle contraction headaches. Exposure to sun, therefore, is a more frequent precipitating factor in migraine than diet and hormonal changes which are more often mentioned and discussed in the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-43
Number of pages2
JournalHeadache
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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