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Could rosacea be linked to migraine headaches?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
There are some clues that people with rosacea may be more likely to suffer migraines, which are a severe form of headache. One Swedish study found that 27% of people with rosacea experienced migraines. By comparison, about 18% of women and 6% of men in the general population develop these harsh headaches. Experts are unsure about why rosacea might be linked to migraines. 

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