Migraine: a disorder of metabolism?

Kokavec, Anna (2016) Migraine: a disorder of metabolism? Appetite, 97. pp. 117-130.

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Abstract

The treatment and prevention of migraine within the last decade has become largely pharmacological. While there is little doubt that the advent of drugs (e.g. triptans) has helped many migraine sufferers to lead a normal life, there is still little knowledge with respect to the factors responsible for precipitating a migraine attack. Evidence from biochemical and behavioural studies from a number of disciplines is integrated to put forward the proposal that migraine is part of a cascade of events, which together act to protect the organism when confronted by a metabolic challenge.

Item ID: 62482
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1095-8304
Keywords: Migraine, Insulin, Glucose, Insulin resistance, Nutrition, Hypoglycemia
Copyright Information: (C) 2016 Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2020 02:29
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1111 Nutrition and Dietetics > 111103 Nutritional Physiology @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1109 Neurosciences > 110904 Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920104 Diabetes @ 100%
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