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Depression and Emotional Problems in Children with Migraines

Migraines in Children Associated with Behavioral Problems

A recently published article in the journal Cephalagia found that children, who suffer from migraines and tension headaches, are much more likely to experience social issues, attention issues, depression and anxiety than children who do not. The researchers examined the connection between migraines and tension type headaches and behavioral/emotional issues in almost 1,900 children between the ages of 5-11. The results indicated that as the number of migraines a child experienced increased, the severity of the emotional issues increased. The...
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