More than 1 million people in the United States suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and physicians have long believed the autoimmune disorder causes headache, and migraine in particular. Continue Reading
Lupus is a connective tissue disease, which can have headache as one of its symptoms. Some researchers have discussed an increased incidence of lupus among chronic headache sufferers. There is much debate as to the validity of this observation.
If headache is a symptom of lupus, the treatment of the lupus will usually remedy the headache problem.