Adipokines and Migraine: A Systematic Review.

@article{Peterlin2016AdipokinesAM,
  title={Adipokines and Migraine: A Systematic Review.},
  author={B. Lee Peterlin and Simona Sacco and Claudia Bernecker and Ann I. Scher},
  journal={Headache},
  year={2016},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={622-44}
}
BACKGROUND Migraine is comorbid with obesity. Recent research suggests an association between migraine and adipocytokines, proteins that are predominantly secreted from adipose tissue and which participate in energy homeostasis and inflammatory processes. OBJECTIVES In this review, we first briefly discuss the association between migraine and obesity and the importance of adipose tissue as a neuroendocrine organ. We then present a systematic review of the extant literature evaluating… CONTINUE READING