Recent migraine diagnosis linked to increased risk for car crashes among older drivers

Older adults recently diagnosed with migraine were more than three times likely to be involved in a motor vehicle crash within a year compared with those who never had a migraine diagnosis, according to researchers.
“We were surprised to see such a large increase in the odds of a crash associated with incident migraine,” Carolyn G. DiGuiseppi, MD, MPH, PhD, a professor in the department of epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health, told Healio. “Prior studies have shown small increases in the risk of motor vehicle crash injuries in people with prevalent migraine

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