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Migraine is Bidirectionally Associated With Asthma


Key clinical point: Migraine and asthma have a reciprocal association with each other.

Major finding: Patients with asthma had a 47% higher risk for migraine ( P less than .001) than control participants, and patients with migraine had a 37% higher risk for asthma ( P less than .001).

Study details: The data were obtained from 2 Korean longitudinal follow-up studies (Study 1: 113,059 patients with asthma and 113,059 control participants; Study 2: 36,044 patients with migraine and 114,176 control participants).

Disclosures: This study was partly supported by a grant from the National Research Foundation of Korea. The authors declared no conflicts of interest.

Citation: Kim SY et al. Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 4. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-54972-8.

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