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Turning 'the Volume Down' on Migraine

Over years of research, scientists discovered that CGRP helps transmit pain signals in the brain.

"We've believed for a long time that CGRP played a very important role in migraine, and part of the reason we believed that is because when people get a migraine attack, we can measure elevations of CGRP in their blood," says Richard Lipton, MD, director of the Montefiore Headache Center.