Migraine Persistence Among University Students - A Case Study of SMBBMU Larkana

  • Tahseen Ahmed Zia-ud-din University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Ambreen Huma Zia-ud-din University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Waqar Ahmed University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
  • Nadeem Balouch Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana, Pakistan
  • Waseem Malhani Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana, Pakistan
Keywords: Migraine, persistence, feminine, severity

Abstract

Purpose: The theme of this research is to assess the persistence of migraine among students of SMBB Medical University, Larkana.

Methodology: The descriptive cross-sectional study was carried out at Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) Larkana for the duration of 7.3 months from 6th of May 2017 to 9th of December 2017 and migraine persistence was assessed among medical students. A questionnaire was given to them to evaluate the severity of migraine. Students with severe head injury or any other medical complications was excluded were not included in this research.

Results: A contributive sampling techniques was used to collect the data for analysis. Total 213 study subjects had participated in this research including 137 male students and 76 female students. Specific measuring tool was used to identify the severity of migraine with mild, moderate and severe were used as parameters for identification of severity.

Conclusion: Frequency of headache was observed more in feminine gender as compared to male Students. Females were more conscious about life styles and they always had emotional attachment with every event of their life including results, class presentation and dressing or university functions.

Author Biographies

Tahseen Ahmed, Zia-ud-din University, Karachi, Pakistan

Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, 

Ambreen Huma, Zia-ud-din University, Karachi, Pakistan

Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, 

Waqar Ahmed, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan

Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, 

Nadeem Balouch, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana, Pakistan

Department of Pharmacy, 

Waseem Malhani, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana, Pakistan

Department of Pharmacy, 

Published
2018-12-31