Attenuated lactate response to ischemic exercise in migraine

Sahin S., Cinar N., Aksungar F. , Ayalp S., Karsidag S.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.16, no.8, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR


Background: Although the pathogenesis of migraine still remains unclear, certain metabolic studies done on patients with migraine indicate possible deficits in mitochondrial activity. Previously, the forearm ischemic exercise test (FIT) has been used as a screening tool to evaluate mitochondrial dysfunction in metabolic myopathies.