Neuro News Roundup: Migraine & MS Risks

May 10, 2017
Mark L. Fuerst

Research includes impact of body weight on migraine risk, effect of sleep on MS relapse, and side effects of statins in stroke survivors.

Three new studies in three major neurologic disorders – stroke, multiple sclerosis, and migraine – include: most stroke survivors follow their doctors' advice, but some stop taking medications due to side effects; sleep disturbance might trigger an acute exacerbation of MS; and both too much and too little weight may increase the risk of migraine.