The exact causes of migraine are unknown. Doctors think that migraine may start with an underlying central nervous system disorder. When triggered by various stimuli, this disorder may set off a chain of neurologic and biochemical events, some of which subsequently affect the brain's blood vessel (vascular) system.
There is certainly a strong genetic component to migraine. Several different genes are likely to be involved in the great majority of migraine cases.
Numerous other brain...Read more
Full Question: I've been having Migraines for 12 years practically every day, they mimic a stroke, I can't talk, walk, my eyes water and my... Read more »
In the last few years, studies have been released about Migraine and stroke risk, and Migraine and cardiovascular disease in both women and men. To... Read more »