Migraine affects quality of sleep in children and adults: Study

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The study found that children with migraines got less total sleep time than their healthy peers but took less time to fall asleep. | Health
According to a study, adults and children with migraines may get less sleep quality and less REM sleep time than people who don't have migraines.

The findings of the study were published in 'Neurology', the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Children with migraines were also found to get less total sleep time than their healthy peers but took less time to fall asleep.

Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep is the stage of sleep that involves the most brain activity and vivid dreams. It is important for learning and memory function.

"Do migraines cause poor sleep quality or does poor sleep quality cause migraines?" said meta-analysis author Jan Hoffmann, MD, PhD, of King's College London in the United Kingdom and a member of the American Academy of Neurology.

"We wanted to analyse recent research to get a clearer picture of how migraines affect people's sleep patterns and the severity of their headaches. That way, clinicians can better support people…
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