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It’s All in the Family: Are Migraines Genetic?

It’s All in the Family: Are Migraines Genetic?

Although doctors and scientists still don’t fully understand what causes some people to develop this debilitating disorder, evidence suggests migraine can be hereditary. Keep reading to find out more about familial migraine. Not just a bad headache — understanding migraines People that have never had a migraine before tend to think they are just “a (really) bad headache.” And yes, a miserable, head-splitting headache is often part of a migraine, but there is so much more to this complex condition...
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Migraines Can Affect the Stages of Sleep, Study Finds

Migraines Can Affect the Stages of Sleep, Study Finds

Migraines and Sleep If you’re one of the 35 million Americans suffering from migraines, you’re probably aware of how these debilitating headaches can wreak havoc on your nightly slumber. Most folks with migraine report experiencing sleep disturbances, such as insomnia and trouble falling or staying asleep. There’s also evidence that both sleeplessness and too much sleep can trigger migraines in sensitive individuals. Now, a study published recently in Neurology reported that people with migraines may get less quality REM sleep...
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