Volume 23, Issue 7 (3-2013)                   Studies in Medical Sciences 2013, 23(7): 799-806 | Back to browse issues page

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Asadnia S, Sepehrianazar F, Mosarrezaii Aghdam A, Saadatmand S. COMPARISON OF SLEEP QUALITY AND MIGRAINE HEADACHES IN PEOPLE WITH PROPER AND IMPROPER AND POOR SLEEP. Studies in Medical Sciences. 2013; 23 (7) :799-806
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-1596-en.html
Urmia University of Medical Sciences , Urmia, Iran , S_asadnia@yahoo.com
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  Background & Aims : Sleep disorder is prevalent in patients with migraine headaches. The purpose of this study was to compare the sleep quality and migraine headaches in patients with proper and improper sleep.

  Materials & Methods : This study is both descriptive and comparative. The population included all male and female undergraduate students at the University Urmia of the 2011-2012 school years who were randomly selected through multiphase cluster sampling. First of all, the Questionnaires of Pittsburgh Sleep Quality and Najjarian Migraine headache symptoms were administered to 280 students. In the next step, Results of the questionnaires relating to Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Test showed that 115 subjects had lower score than the cut point on the tests and 115 of the students had high score than the cut point. Then, Students based on their score were divided into proper and improper sleep groups. Analysis of the data submitted to multivariate variance statistical analysis.

  Results : The results showed significant difference (P=0.0001) between the two groups in terms of the variables which being studied. The group with improper sleep obtained a higher average in the variables of migraine headache, sleep quality and its sub-scales which are subjective sleep quality, delay and difficulty falling asleep, sleep duration, good sleep, sleep disorders, use of narcotics and sleep medications and daily dysfunctions.

  Conclusion : People who have poor sleep quality, sleep disorders, migraine headaches and difficulty falling asleep experience more problems in their life.


  SOURCE: URMIA MED J 2012: 23(7): 830 ISSN: 1027-3727

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