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Lack of Sleep Triggers 'Migraine' Proteins
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Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
New Research Helps Explain Why Sleep Deprivation Triggers Migraines, Other Chronic Pain Conditions

Not getting enough sleep or having poor sleep habits can trigger migraines or cause occasional migraines to become frequent. Now new research may help explain the biological links between sleep and headache pain.

Pain researchers from Missouri State University report that rats deprived of REM sleep showed changes in the expression of key proteins that suppress and trigger chronic pain.


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