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How Are Rosacea and Migraines Connected?


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A Link to One Type in Particular Has Been Established. Patients with rosacea often experience flushing and paroxysmal burning of the face and chest—a phenotype termed "neurogenic rosacea." Intriguingly, patients with neurogenic rosacea also may have a higher prevalence of migraines (recurrent headaches and nausea, triggered by light or sound).

Graeme M. Lipper, MD, Medscape, News & Perspective > Viewpoints

Prevalence and Risk of Migraine in Patients With Rosacea: A Population-Based Cohort Study
Egeberg A, Ashina M, Gaist D, Gislason GH, Thyssen JP
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017;76:454-458.

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"This ability of detection allows dermatologists to find links between some of the most common skin concerns and many seemingly unrelated health issues. One recent example is found in the connection between rosacea and migraines."

Migraines and rosacea may be connected, study says


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