Migraine affects 1 in 6 adults and represents the fifth leading cause of emergency department visits in the US.1 Despite an increasing recognition of disparities in migraine prevalence by race/ethnicity, sex, and socioeconomic status,1 there is a paucity of research on disparities by sexual orientation. Sexual minority groups (eg, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and other nonheterosexual people) may experience unique discrimination, stigma, and barriers to health care access, thus leading to disparities in physical and mental health.2,3 The objective of this study was to determine the association between sexual orientation and migraine in a nationally representative sample of US adults.
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Nagata JM, Ganson KT, Tabler J, Blashill AJ, Murray SB. Disparities Across Sexual Orientation in Migraine Among US Adults. JAMA Neurol. 2021;78(1):117–118. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.3406
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