Associated Conditions of Migraine


About associated conditions: Associated conditions are those which appear statistically related, but do not have a clear cause or effect relationship. Whereas the complications are caused by Migraine, and underlying causes may be causes of Migraine, the following list shows associated conditions that simply appear with higher frequency in people who have Migraine. In some cases, there may be overlap between this list and risk factors for Migraine. People with Migraine may be more likely to get a condition on the list of associated conditions, or the reverse may be true, or both. Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply coincidentally related to Migraine is not always clear. For general information, see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.

Associated conditions list: The list of conditions mentioned by various sources as associated with Migraine includes:

  • Puberty - migraines often onset around puberty
  • Stroke - migraine is a risk factor for stroke

Migraine as a risk factor: Another type of associated condition is one for which Migraine is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Migraine is listed as a risk factor includes:

Last revision: June 2, 2003

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