The Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with migraine.
SAGE Open Med
OBJECTIVES: The aim of our work was to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine measures on migraine patients in regards to the activity of the disease, the psycho-emotional background of the patients and their quality of life.
METHODS: his study included 133 patients with established diagnosis of migraine. All study participants were divided into two clinical groups: A-patients with chronic and episodic forms of migraine, who had a history of positive PCR test for COVID-19, and B-patients with chronic and episodic forms of migraine who did not have a history of coronavirus disease.
RESULTS: We detected increase in the number of antimigraine medication (
CONCLUSION: Patients with a history of migraine who recovered from COVID-19 showed increased frequency of migraine headache attacks and anxiety.
Hrytsenko O, Kopchak O, Kozyk M, Strubchevska K. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with migraine. SAGE Open Med. 2023 Apr 28;11:20503121231170726. doi: 10.1177/20503121231170726. PMID: 37143608.