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Migraine news this week: March 17
Catch up on all the migraine news you need.
Dr. Markus Schurks and Dr. Tobias Kurth, thought shared gene variants might be the cause.
A recent study from Dr. Aarno Palotie, however, could not find any genes in migraine sufferers that would explain the link. This could mean that researchers still need to pinpoint the correct genes, or it could mean that the link isn’t genetic at all.
For now, migraine sufferers should minimize non-genetic risk factors for heart disease by exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight, and not smoking.
An Interview with Dr. Joanna KempnerHave you ever wondered why there are so few doctors specializing in headache medicine? Learn all about stigma, gender bias, and how sufferers can advocate for change.
The first three people to refer a friend to run the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Team MRF will receive a free t-shirt. Tell your friends about the opportunity to run the race of their dreams while raising money for migraine research, and email us if you have any questions.