Study indicates migraine sufferer's brains are 'hyper-excitable'

When suffering from a migraine, the last thing you may associate it with is excitement. But a recent study suggests that the brains of those who have the intense headache appear to be “hyper-excitable.”Researchers from the University of Birmingham and Lancaster University, both in England, set out to test a theory that a part of the answer lies in the visual cortex.Located in the back of the brain, the visual cortex is responsible for vision. Migraines are characterized by intense, debilitating headaches in which many who suffer from them report sensitivity to light.“Most migraineurs also repo...


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