Migraine Headache FAQs (cont.)
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Who gets migraine headaches?
A recent US study found that more whites have migraine headaches than blacks or Asians.
Migraine headaches affect women more than men; in fact, approximately 75% of all migraineurs are women.
The number of boys and girls who get migraines appears to be similar, but the prevalence of migraine in females begins to climb during the teenage years. By early adulthood, migraines are 3 times as frequent in women as in men.
Edward Lubin, MD, PhD
Joseph Carcione Jr, DO, MBA
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
James H Halsey, MD
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