TITLE

MIGRAINE AND EPILEPSY

AUTHOR(S)
Roceanu, Adina-Maria; Bajenaru, Ovidiu
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Romanian Journal of Neurology;May2010, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The association between migraine and epilepsy is complex and bi-directional. In migraine and epilepsy transient neurological symptoms, normal neurological and physical fi ndings between events and genetic/familiar disposition are common. Recent basic research fi ndings revealed pathophysiological links between migraine and epilepsy. Also, epidemiological studies suggested that the occurance of migraine and epilepsy in an individual could be beyond changes. Comorbid conditions may create therapeutic opportunities, antiepileptic agents like divalproex sodium and topiramate may prevent attacks of both migraine and epilepsy.
ACCESSION #
55436047

 

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