Neck Pain as a Migraine Symptom

Teri Robert @trobert Health Guide
  • We often think of nausea as a symptom of a Migraine attack. In fact, the International Headache Society lists nausea as one of the defining symptoms of Migraine.

    Migraineurs here on MyMigraineConnection have often discussed and asked about neck pain as a Migraine symptom. Although neck pain isn't one of the defining symptoms of Migraine as outlined by the International Headache Society, we've been observing it for quite some time.

    Researchers recently published the results of a study to look at the prevalence of neck pain in Migraine. The objective of the study was "To determine the prevalence of neck pain at the time of migraine treatment relative to the prevalence of nausea, a defining associated symptom of migraine."

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    Last updated June 14, 2010
Published On: June 14, 2010