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2024 Feb 05

J Headache Pain




Arterial hypertension in the chronic evolution of migraine: bystander or risk factor? An overview.


Mazzacane F, Vaghi G, Cotta Ramusino M, Perini G, Costa A


Several risk factors are associated with the chronic evolution of migraine. Clinical and preclinical studies have provided data about the role of hypertension (HT) as one of the potential modifiable risk factors of chronic migraine (CM). This review is focused on the biological and clinical evidence supporting common mechanisms underlying HT and migraine and the potential role of HT in the transition from episodic to chronic migraine.