Neuroscience Study Recruiting Women with Migraine


Study Information
Purpose of Study
Women who experience migraines may have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, and in some cases, an increased risk of stroke. The purpose of this study is to examine arterial health in the brain and other arteries in the body to determine if there are differences between women who get migraines and those who do not.
Associated Lab
Cook Lab in the Centre for Neuroscience Studies
Location
Centre for Neuroscience Studies - 15 O'Kill St., and the School of Kinesiology - 28 Division St.
Investigators
Dr. Nicole Coverdale
Benefits of Participating
There are no direct benefits to the participant, but we hope this study will provide important information about vascular health in women who experience migraines.
Compensation
Participants will be compensated $40.

Inclusions:
  • Female
  • 18-35 years old
  • Women who suffer from migraines

Exclusions:
  • Taking preventive migraine medication or other medications that may affect blood vessels
  • Males

What You'll Be Asked to Do:
Testing takes 2.5 - 3 hours and includes a series of ultrasound examinations on the head and arm, along with some measures of blood pressure and pulse.

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