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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 03)

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Page : 650-656

Keywords : Migraine Hypothyroidism Obesity Metaboloendocrine;

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Objectives: to determine the relation between Migraine, Hypothyroidism and Obesity in adult to be more aware about the factors which lead to Migraine and how to control them also to collect data for further investigation and suggest methods of control or minimize of its recurrence. Methods: surveillance cross sectional study, data were collected from 15th of November 2020 till 28th of February 2021. Study population Male and Females / adults /married or not married/with Obesity or Hypothyroidism or both and suffering from Migraine in Northern and Eastern region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, using questionnaires, statistical analysis was done by SPSS 22. Results: 188 responses to the questioner. The study finding showed that the range of participant mostly age between (20-30 y) with (63.3% ) and(41-50y) , (31-40 y) as (16.5%) and (14.4%), As for gender and level of Education the study showed that (80.3%) were female and (19.7%) were male while (63.3%) Bachelor degree and (28.7%) high school. Factors that may lead to inducing attacks of migraine ,the results showed that (48.9%) were over weighted ( 106-120kg) followed by (23.9%) (105-96 kg), for sleeping habits(70.7%) sleeping less than 6 hours /day and (85.1%) using electronic devices on daily bases and (81.4%) were drinking (0.5-1L ) water /day . Regarding symptoms accompanied migraine the study found that (51.6 %) of participants suffering from frequent migraine followed by( 23.9%) once per day and (75%) showed that duration of attacks takes 10 hours per day followed by( 13.3%) of the partisans duration takes 12 hours per day which affect the life routine by(58%) and the severity of the headache (60.6%) as mild to(25.6%) moderate level of pain. Other Hormonal/Metabolic factors that may be related to inducing migraine as hypothyroidism which can lead to gaining weight , the results showed that (9.6%) suffering from hypothyroidism and (92.6%) not diseased but on the other hand (64.4%) dont know that there is a relation between hypothyroidism, gaining weight and migraine and they gain weight lately by (96.3%).For treatment used for migraine attacks the results showed that (62.2%) takes painkillers while (26.1%) depend on home remedy for treatments of migraine , and for the new method of treatment by using BOTOX injection (90.4%) didnt know about this way of treatment. Conclusion: migraine can be indicator or a sign of other conditions and sometimes patients did not pay attention to them keep taking painkillers without diagnosing the cause . Spreading the awareness among society about factors can cause migraine and medical conditions that also involved in repeating attacks can help in decreasing and controlling attacks of migraine .Health care providers should help in increasing the awareness of healthy life habits and how to control migraine attacks and new methods of treatments.

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