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Table 3 Literatures on effects of weight loss on migraine headache

From: Gut-brain Axis and migraine headache: a comprehensive review

authors and yearType of articleSample sizeType of interventionDuration of treatmentResults
Bond DS, Vithiananthan S, Nash JM, Thomas JG, Wing RR. 2011 [142]Prospected observational study24 migraineursBariatric surgery6 monthsSignificant reduction in headache severity, and headache-related disability
Novack V, Fuchs L, Lantsberg L, Kama S, Lahoud U, Horev A, et al. 2011 [143]Prospective study29 premenopausal obese women with diagnosis of migraineBariatric surgery6 monthsSignificant reduction in frequency of migraine attacks, duration of the attacks, and medication use during the attack and improvement of headache-related disability post bariatric surgery
Verrotti A, Agostinelli S, D’Egidio C, Di Fonzo A, Carotenuto M, Parisi P, et al. 2013 [145]Clinical trial135 obese adolescent migraineursdietary education, specific physical training, and behavioral treatment12 monthsSignificant decrease in headache frequency and intensity, use of acute medications, and disability