Gene Defect Related to Migraines May Lead to Relief

Experts estimate that between 15 and 20 percent of migraine sufferers experience an aura, or an abnormal feeling marked by visual disturbances, such as dark spots, hallucinations or zigzag lines. These auras are an indication that a migraine is about to hit. For those who suffer from migraines with aura, a new gene discovery may someday lead to relief, according to a study published in the latest issue of the journal Nature Medicine. A group of Canadian researchers discovered a mutation in...Full Story
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