The role of calcitonin gene-related peptide in migraine prevention by botulinum toxin type A 1

Objectives: Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is currently considered to be a major contributing factor in migraine headache. Botulinum toxin type A (BTXA) was found to be effective in migraine prevention. However, the mechanism of action in patients was unknown. Using injection as in clinical setting, the study aimed to determine whether BTXA could… CONTINUE READING