Abdulrahim Ali Alghamdi

Senior Registrar of Family Medicine, Ministry of Health, KSA


  • Research   
    The Burden of Migraine among the Geriatric Population in Taif City, Saudi Arabia
    Author(s): Abdulrahim Ali Alghamdi* and Adel Obaidallah Aloufi

    Background: Migraine headache is a chronic condition with several comorbidities. This study aims to assess the burden of migraine among the elderly in Taif city, Saudi Arabia, as well as to assess the effect of sociodemographic factors on migraine-specific quality of life among patients with migraine. Methods: The study adopted a cross-sectional study design and was conducted in several primary healthcare centers (PHCs) in Taif, Saudi Arabia. We used the Arabic Migraine Screen Questionnaire (MSQ) for the diagnosis of migraine. Participants who were diagnosed with migraine using the MSQ were assessed using the Migraine-specific Quality of Life questionnaire (MS-QoL). Data were managed and analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 26. Results: The study included 75 participants. Males constituted 62.7% of participants. Age ranged from 65 to 71 years, wher.. Read More»

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