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Migraine Headache FAQs (cont.)

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American Academy of Neurology

American Council for Headache Education

International Headache Society

JAMA & Archives Journals

Mayday Pain Project

Migraine-Headache Resource Center

National Headache Foundation

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Neurology Channel

Medically reviewed by Jon Glass, MD; American board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Malapira A.Migraine Headache.eMedicine Journal [serial online].2003.
Malapira A.Migraine Headache.eMedicine Journal [serial online].2003.
Stewart WF, Lipton RB, Celentano DD, Reed ML.Prevalence of migraine headache in the United States. Relation to age, income, race, and other sociodemographic factors.JAMA.Jan 11992;267(1):64-9.[Medline]
Stewart WF, Lipton RB, Liberman J.Variation in migraine prevalence by race.Neurology.Jul1996;47(1):52-9.[Medline].


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