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TRP Channels as Potential Targets for Sex-Related Differences in Migraine Pain


Source: Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences
The study, in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, suggests that sex hormones affect cells around the trigeminal nerve and connected blood vessels in the head, with estrogens — at their highest levels in women of reproductive age — being particularly important for sensitizing these cells to migraine triggers.
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