Women are at a greater risk of migraines, according
to a recent study.
The presence of the two X chromosomes, determiners of
the female sex, increases the risk of
migraines, researchers revealed.
The study found that a particular area on the X
chromosome has a connection to migraines, due to the presence of a gene, which
could be increasing women's susceptibility to the problem.
Lyn Griffiths from Australia's Griffith University, who
led the study said, 'These results provide more support for the role of the X
chromosome in migraine and may explain why so many more females suffer from the