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Migrane is a type of headache.

A susceptibility to migraine headaches may be inherited.


These SNPs have been reported to potentially present increased risk for migraines:

These SNPs may also relate to migraines:

Numerous single studies indicate a correlation between a given SNP and migraines, but subsequent studies, whether of different populations, larger patient numbers, or via pooled meta-analyses, have often failed to replicate the initial findings. Caveat emptor!

Drugs used to treat migraines may also be more or less successful based on a patient's genotype, since SNPs in a variety of genes affect the metabolism of these drugs. Some of the classes of drugs that have been used to treat migraines include the following: