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Author (up) Fagernaes, C.F.; Heuch, I.; Zwart, J.A.; Winsvold, B.S.; Linde, M.; Hagen, K.   
  Title Blood pressure as a risk factor for headache and migraine: a prospective population-based study Type Journal Article
  Year 2015 Publication Eur J Neurol Abbreviated Journal European journal of neurology  
  Volume 22 Issue 1 Pages 156-62,  
  Keywords Adult; Aged; Blood Pressure/*physiology; Blood Pressure Determination; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Migraine Disorders/*epidemiology; Norway/epidemiology; Prevalence; Prospective Studies; Risk Factors; Tension-Type Headache/*epidemiology; HUNT2; HUNT3  
  Abstract BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: During the past decade, several population-based studies have found an inverse association between blood pressure (BP) and headache. However, most of them have a cross-sectional design or lack a validated definition of a headache-free population at baseline. Therefore, additional population-based studies using a clearly defined headache-free population and a prospective design are warranted. METHODS: Data from two large epidemiological studies, the Nord-Trondelag Health Survey 1995-1997 (HUNT 2) and 2006-2008 (HUNT 3), were used to evaluate the association between BP (systolic, diastolic and pulse pressure) at baseline and headache (migraine and tension type headache) at follow-up. RESULTS: An inverse relationship was found between all three BP measures at baseline in HUNT 2 and any headache in HUNT 3, more evident for systolic BP [odds ratio (OR) 0.90 per 10 mmHg increase in systolic BP, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.87-0.93, P  
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  Publisher Place of Publication Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Editor  
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  Call Number HUNT @ maria.stuifbergen @ Fagernaes2015 Serial 1807  
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