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Frequent Headaches? You May Be At Risk Of Thyroid Problems!

Frequent Headaches? You May Be At Risk Of Thyroid Problems!

Frequent attacks of headaches and migraine found to increase the risk of thyroid disorders, study suggests.

-A recent study, conducted at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine, was focused to evaluate the correlation of headache and Risk towards thyroid.

-The researchers looked at the data of about 8,412 people enrolled in the Fernald Medical Monitoring Program (FMMP), a medical monitoring program designed to examine the health outcomes of the residents.

-The study suggested that people with pre-existing headache problems were at a risk (21%) of developing hypothyroidism. On the contrary, people with migraine were at an increased risk (41%) of developing thyroid problems.

-Additionally, the study suggests that gender (females), increasing age, obesity and hypopthyroid inducing medications are amongst the other triggers for hypothyroidism.

-Findings were published in Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain

Source: Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain

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