Possible risk factors and precipitants for migraine with aura in discordant twin-pairs: a population-based study.

@article{Ulrich2000PossibleRF,
  title={Possible risk factors and precipitants for migraine with aura in discordant twin-pairs: a population-based study.},
  author={Vibeke Ulrich and Jes Olesen and Morten Gervil and Michael Bj\orn Russell},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={821-5}
}
The aim of the present study was to detect possible risk factors in migraine with aura (MA) by analysis of discordant twin-pairs. In a recent population-based twin study we established that environmental factors account for approximately 50% of the variation in liability to MA. A cohort of 5,360 same-gender twin-pairs from the general population was screened for migraine. All twin-pairs with possible migraine were interviewed by a physician. A questionnaire provided information about living… CONTINUE READING

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