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Is it true females with history of migraine have worse outcomes in concussion and post concussion syndrome? do you have studies? thank you

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Dr. Robert Kohn answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Yes not sex related: Migraine is 4x more common among females. A risk factor for delayed resolution of concussion symptom includes a prior to concussion history of migraine. When concussion symptoms remain persistent past 6 weeks this is considered PCS. You may not have concussion symptoms but rather recurrent or transformed migraine.

Answered 11/13/2017

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