Colic and migraine could share a common pathway

Among more than 200 children with migraine and 470 with no such history, researchers in Europe found those with migraine (with or without aura) were more likely to have experienced colic than controls (72.6% vs 26.5%).

A further study of 120 children with tension-type headache found no association with prior colic.

Pulsatile pain was more frequent in children with migraine and prior colic compared to those with migraine and no colic history, suggesting colicky infants might experience similar sensitisation of the