Year 2019, Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 484 - 489 2019-05-04

An evaluation of eating attitudes in patients with migraine and tension type headache

Yılmaz İnanç [1] , Fatma Özlem Orhan [2] , Ayşegül Erdoğan [3] , Mustafa Gökçe [4] , Yusuf İnanç [5] , Erdem Özyurt [6]

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Objective: The aim of the study was to examine eating attitudes in patients with migraine and tension type headache.

Methods: The study included 89 patients diagnosed with migraine according to the International Headache Society (IHS) 2004 criteria, 87 patients with tension type headache and 89 healthy volunteers matched in terms of age, gender and education level. A detailed neurological examination was made of all the participants and the Eating Attitudes Test (EAT), the Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) were applied.

Results: In the comparisons of the EAT points, 23 of the tension type headache group and 18 of the migraine group were in the EAT ≥ 30 group, which was a statistically significantly higher rate compared to the control group (p = 0.099). The mean BDI points and the mean BAI points of both the migraine and the tension type headache groups were statistically significantly higher than those of the control group (p = 0.001 and p = 0.002, respectively).

Conclusions: The results showed impairment in the eating attitudes of patients with migraine and tension type headache compared to the control group. When it is considered that some foodstuffs trigger headaches, eating disorders or impaired attitudes to eating become important. 

migraine, tension type headache, eating attitude
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Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Original Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-0423-0941
Author: Yılmaz İnanç (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Neurulogy, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University School of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-9225-8786
Author: Fatma Özlem Orhan
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University School of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3174-7970
Author: Ayşegül Erdoğan
Institution: Department of Public Health, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University School of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-2965-8482
Author: Mustafa Gökçe
Institution: Department of Neurulogy, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University School of Medicine, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-2652-1157
Author: Yusuf İnanç
Institution: Department of Neurology, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5760-0862
Author: Erdem Özyurt
Institution: Department of Neurology, Mardin State Hospital, Mardin, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Bibtex @research article { eurj396989, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-3189}, address = {The Association of Health Research and Strategy}, year = {2019}, volume = {5}, pages = {484 - 489}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.396989}, title = {An evaluation of eating attitudes in patients with migraine and tension type headache}, key = {cite}, author = {İnanç, Yılmaz and Orhan, Fatma Özlem and Erdoğan, Ayşegül and Gökçe, Mustafa and İnanç, Yusuf and Özyurt, Erdem} }
APA İnanç, Y , Orhan, F , Erdoğan, A , Gökçe, M , İnanç, Y , Özyurt, E . (2019). An evaluation of eating attitudes in patients with migraine and tension type headache. The European Research Journal, 5 (3), 484-489. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.396989
MLA İnanç, Y , Orhan, F , Erdoğan, A , Gökçe, M , İnanç, Y , Özyurt, E . "An evaluation of eating attitudes in patients with migraine and tension type headache". The European Research Journal 5 (2019): 484-489 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/42399/396989>
Chicago İnanç, Y , Orhan, F , Erdoğan, A , Gökçe, M , İnanç, Y , Özyurt, E . "An evaluation of eating attitudes in patients with migraine and tension type headache". The European Research Journal 5 (2019): 484-489
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ISNAD İnanç, Yılmaz , Orhan, Fatma Özlem , Erdoğan, Ayşegül , Gökçe, Mustafa , İnanç, Yusuf , Özyurt, Erdem . "An evaluation of eating attitudes in patients with migraine and tension type headache". The European Research Journal 5 / 3 (May 2019): 484-489. https://doi.org/10.18621/eurj.396989