Migraine People at higher Risk of Depression

MigraineAccording to a new study, there seem to be more chances of depression among people who are already suffering with migraine. Experts said that the people suffering with the same disease have twice the chances of getting depression.

Investigators are of the view that the youngsters suffering with the migraine are at more risk of depression. Unmarried individuals and that too migraine suffers, who are having difficulties in performing daily tasks, are also at the higher risk of depression.

Esme Fuller-Thomson, Sandra Rotman Endowed Chair at the University of Toronto's Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, said that the younger women, who are under 30 years of age and suffering with migraine, have the chances of getting six times to depression as compared to the women at the age of 65 and even more.

A survey was conducted by the Canadian Community Health of more than 67,000 Canadians to find out the -specific associations between migraine and depression. The report declared that about 6000 people have been diagnosed with migraines by the health professionals.

According to the earlier research, the migraine rate is higher in women than men. One in every seven women compared to one in every 16 men, have been reported as suffering with migraine.