PubMed lists 67301 papers about mitochondrial DNA. Of those, 113 come up with the added keyword “migraine”.
I learned right away right away that:
Certain mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) variants and haplogroups have been found to be associated with neurological disorders … by affecting the ATP production on high-energy demanding organs, such as the brain. (1)
The rest of today’s post includes a bunch of interesting papers I will need to explore further.
Mitochondrial DNA Mutations Associated with Migraines
Review Papers on Mitochondrial DNA and Migraines
What I learned about migraines today
- The association between migraines and mitochondrial DNA is being studied extensively.
- I have a lot of reading to do!