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Study Shows Migraines Common With Celiac Disease

By Mary Brophy Marcus

THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) — Migraine headaches are more likely to plague people with celiac disease than those without it, according to new research.

The connection between the digestive tract and the brain has been studied in Europe, but this is the first time American researchers have linked celiac disease and other bowel problems with migraines, said study co-author Dr. Alexandra Dimitrova.

“We found significantly higher prevalence of headaches in patients with celiac disease compared to those without it,” said Dimitrova, a neurology resident at the Neurological Institute at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.

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