A neurotransmitter is a chemical that occurring naturally in the brain and facilitates transmitting messages from one nerve cell to another. Some of the neurotransmitters are:
We see neurotransmitter discussed in relation to Migraine for multiple reasons:
• Levels of neurotransmitters are affected by the Migrainous process in the brain during a Migraine attack.
• Antidepressants, which affect neurotransmitters, are often effective Migraine and headache preventives.
• Most Migraine abortive medications work by binding to serotonin receptors.