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Study: Headaches linked to weight

December 9, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Being overweight could increase the likelihood of getting headaches, according to new research from the CDC.In the study, doctors found that 15 percent of overweight men, and 28 percent of overweight women reported having severe headaches in a three month period.

The rate of headaches for those of average weight was much lower. Factors like gender, ethnicity, alcohol use and physical activity were all taken into consideration.

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