Genetics of Menstrual Migraine: The Epidemiological EvidenceReport as inadecuate

Genetics of Menstrual Migraine: The Epidemiological Evidence - Download this document for free, or read online. Document in PDF available to download.

Current Pain and Headache Reports

, Volume 14, Issue 5, pp 385–388

First Online: 10 August 2010


Approximately one of every three to five women with migraine without aura experience migraine attacks in relation to menstruation. The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd Edition provides appendix diagnoses for pure and menstrually related migraine without aura that need further validation. Probands with menstrual migraine might have more affected relatives than probands with nonmenstrual migraine. However, precise epidemiological, family, and twin data still are lacking.

KeywordsMenstrual migraine Epidemiology Genetics  Download fulltext PDF

Author: Michael Bjørn Russell


Related documents