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I get migraine headaches. Could they be related to raynaud’s?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Raynaud's symptoms and migraines both are caused by abnormal regulation of blood flow to certain parts of the body, so they may be related in some patients.
Also, some medications for migraines (the triptans and ergot alkaloids) can lead to raynaud's symptoms as a side effect. However, having migraines doesn't mean one will get raynaud's, and having raynaud's doesn't mean one will get migraines.

In brief: Possibly

Raynaud's symptoms and migraines both are caused by abnormal regulation of blood flow to certain parts of the body, so they may be related in some patients.
Also, some medications for migraines (the triptans and ergot alkaloids) can lead to raynaud's symptoms as a side effect. However, having migraines doesn't mean one will get raynaud's, and having raynaud's doesn't mean one will get migraines.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Migraine headaches are more common in people reynaud's syndrome.
Please see your doctor to make sure you have migraines as there are other types of headache associated with autoimmune diseases such as reynaud's syndrome.

In brief: Yes

Migraine headaches are more common in people reynaud's syndrome.
Please see your doctor to make sure you have migraines as there are other types of headache associated with autoimmune diseases such as reynaud's syndrome.
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Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

People with autoimmune disorder such as reynaud's syndrome have an increased risk of migraine.

In brief: Yes

People with autoimmune disorder such as reynaud's syndrome have an increased risk of migraine.
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