Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Migraine part II

He says all of these also occur in epilepsy, and related neurological disorders. Not only are these people more susceptible to epilepsy but disorders  of immunoexcitotoxicity such as depression, anxiety, and one that I struggled with for many years, panic attacks. Dr Blaylock, a nationally recognized board-certified neurosurgeon, health practitioner and author, says even a fall in estrogen levels can precipitate a migraine and calls this process immunogtoxicity.

            Glutamate is an excitatory neurotransmitter of the brain. Studies have shown that  people with migraines have elevated levels of glutamate. Too much glutamate and the brain will become over-stimulated.

Next we’ll talk about triggers for migraines and what you can do to prevent them.

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