News Sections
Genetic Connection Found In Migraines
Updated May 5, 2013 12:09 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
 Print    Archive    RSS

(UNDATED) - Researchers believe they may have found a connection between certain genes and migraine headaches.

Dr. Ed Zdobylak of the St. Vincent Headache Center says there is a strong genetic component especially on the women's side.

Zdobylak says the gene research may be a help in determining some of the precursors for migraine headaches but probably won't have an effect on current pain management.

Zdobylak says researchers and doctors have been able to determine migraines are brought on by a cascade of triggers, but have yet to determine what begins the domino effect.

Some common migraine triggers include weather patterns such as low pressure systems, temperature changes, food, stress, and in women - menstrual cycles.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File