If you’ve ever had a migraine you know it’s the Godzilla of all headaches. Migraines impact people in different ways, but victims will tell you that it’s severe and temporarily debilitating.
Migraines are thought to be caused by the brainstem’s interaction with the trigeminal nerve, a major pain pathway in the body. Imbalances in the brain—including serotonin, which helps regulate pain in the nervous system—may be...
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Sources: World Health Organization; New England Journal of Medicine; American Migraine Foundation; webmd.com; healthline.com