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Familial Hemiplegic Migraine – Within and Beyond Genes

Migraine is a common, disabling, and highly prevalent disorder of neurovascular origin, leading to a diminished quality of life in both those affected and their relatives. It’s not an uncommon disorder either, affecting between 12% and 15% in most populations. But what do we understand of migraine’s genetic and non-genetic causes? Migraine attacks are characterized […]

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Sad and in Pain – The Link Between Migraine and Depression

Migraine is one of the most common painful disorders afflicting one in every eight people. It is characterized by throbbing and relatively unpredictable episodes of head pain that may last up to three days. Various studies have shown that patients with migraine have a higher frequency of depression and anxiety: a finding that will be […]

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