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2022 Apr 06

Curr Pain Headache Rep

Episodic Migraine and Older Adults.


Riggins N, Ehrlich A
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2022 Apr 06.
PMID: 35384586.


Migraine is and continues to be a significant medical issue in older adults. Migraine can have different characteristics in older adults and specific diagnostic and treatment considerations need to be applied when managing headache and migraine in this population, which is increasing in both size and diversity. Contrary to widely held beliefs, migraine may not improve in older women following menopause and can have new onset in older age. The purpose of this review is to give an update on the diagnosis and treatment of episodic migraine in older adults.