24Sep 2017


  • Assistant Professor, Department Of ENT, Subbaiah Institute Of Medical Sciences, NH-13, Purle, Holebenavalli Post, Shimoga-577222, Karnataka, India.
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Introduction: Over the years, there has been a dilemma regarding arriving at a diagnosis for headache pertaining to its variety of causes. One of the most common overlooked cause in the present day scenario for headache is GERD and Migraine. On day to day basis, we come across varied patient symptomatology which has indeed made us give a second thought to prescribe on management. Aim and Objective: To study if GERD and Migraine actually co-exist or they have a separate root cause for headache and also how change in lifestyle has an impact on health. Methodology: A study of random sample of 450 patients was conducted based on clinical evaluation for diagnosis and conservative management for the same was advised emphasising particularly on lifestyle modification. Results: The results drawn were compared by tabulating them into 3 groups with the two conditions taken as a separate entity and third when the two being mingled to conclude if interlink exists between the two conditions or purely is it a myth. Conclusion: Intermingling of GERD and Migraine was noted predominantly in our study rather than their separate existence.

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[Sphoorthi Basavannaiah M.S. (2017); CASE STUDY OF GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GERD) V/ S MIGRAINE: DO THEY MINGLE OR IS IT A MYTH. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (9). 1051-1061] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Dr.Sphoorthi Basavannaiah
Assistant Professor, Department Of ENT, Subbaiah Institute Of Medical Sciences, NH-13, Purle, Holebenavalli Post, Shimoga-577222, Karnataka, India.


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/5423       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/5423

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