What is the impact of having a family history of migraine on migraine characteristics?

[What is the impact of having a family history of migraine on migraine characteristics?] Agri. 2019 Jul;31(3):113-121 Authors: Çimen Atalar A, Yalın OÖ, Aslan H, Baykan B Abstract OBJECTIVES: There are only a handful of studies examining the clinical differences between patients with and without a family history of migraine. Our aim is to compare the descriptive and clinical properties of patients with and without a family history, and to investigate the association between the migraine burden and disease characteristics and disability of migraine. METHODS: A total of 530 consecutive patients diagnosed with migraine according to the International Headache Society criteria were enrolled into the study. Detailed systemic and neurological examinations, and blood pressure, weight, height, and body mass index measurements, clinical and demographical data, the visual analog scale, allodynia symptom checklist, and the Migraine Disability Assessment Scale (MIDAS) scores were recorded. The groups with and without a family history of migraine were compared statistically. RESULTS: Patients with a positive family history had a higher educational status (high school and higher) (p
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