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How are seizures linked to migraines?

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If you get migraines, you’re at least twice as likely to have these. There may be a genetic link between the two. Researchers believe seizures may have the same genetic cause as migraines with aura. More study is needed.

SOURCES:

American Headache Society: “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Migraine,” “Migraine with Aura Shown to be an Important Risk Factor for all Strokes in Women.”

Anxiety and Depression Association of America: “Headaches.”

The Epilepsy Foundation: “Migraine & Epilepsy.”

Epilepsy Research UK: “The Link Between Epilepsy And Migraine.”

The Migraine Trust: “Stroke and migraine.”

“Migraine with and without Aura: Association with Depression and Anxiety Disorder in a Population-Based Study. The HUNT Study.”

NIH Research Matters: “Migraines Tied to Greater Heart Attack Risk in Men.”

Acta Neurologica Scandanavica: “Hypertension in headache patients? A clinical study.”

Cephalalgia: “Migraine is a risk factor for sudden sensorineural hearing loss: a nationwide population-based study,” "Migraine with and without Aura: Association with Depression and Anxiety Disorder in a Population-Based Study. The HUNT Study.”

Headache: “Frequency of Migraine Headaches in Patients With Fibromyalgia.”

The Journal of Headache and Pain: “Migraine and fibromyalgia.”

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health: “Sudden Deafness.”

Stachler, R. March 2012 Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, .

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 09, 2017

SOURCES:

American Headache Society: “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Migraine,” “Migraine with Aura Shown to be an Important Risk Factor for all Strokes in Women.”

Anxiety and Depression Association of America: “Headaches.”

The Epilepsy Foundation: “Migraine & Epilepsy.”

Epilepsy Research UK: “The Link Between Epilepsy And Migraine.”

The Migraine Trust: “Stroke and migraine.”

“Migraine with and without Aura: Association with Depression and Anxiety Disorder in a Population-Based Study. The HUNT Study.”

NIH Research Matters: “Migraines Tied to Greater Heart Attack Risk in Men.”

Acta Neurologica Scandanavica: “Hypertension in headache patients? A clinical study.”

Cephalalgia: “Migraine is a risk factor for sudden sensorineural hearing loss: a nationwide population-based study,” "Migraine with and without Aura: Association with Depression and Anxiety Disorder in a Population-Based Study. The HUNT Study.”

Headache: “Frequency of Migraine Headaches in Patients With Fibromyalgia.”

The Journal of Headache and Pain: “Migraine and fibromyalgia.”

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health: “Sudden Deafness.”

Stachler, R. March 2012 Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, .

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 09, 2017

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