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Question 1: Recently it has been found that ________ (CGRPs) play a role in the pathogenesis of the pain associated with migraine as triptans also decrease its release and action.
Neuromedin UOxytocinCalcitonin gene-related peptideSecretin

Question 2: In 400 BC ________ described the visual aura that can precede the migraine headache and the relief which can occur through vomiting.
Ancient GreeceAristotleAncient Greek medicineHippocrates

Question 3: For those with (often undiagnosed) ________ or other forms of gluten sensitivity, migraines may be a symptom of gluten intolerance.
Crohn's diseaseMalabsorptionCoeliac diseaseAutoimmune hepatitis

Question 4: Recently the combination of sumatriptan 85 mg and ________ sodium 500 mg was demonstrated to be effective and well tolerated in an early intervention paradigm for the acute treatment of migraine.

Question 5: Other symptoms of the aura phase can include auditory or olfactory hallucinations, temporary ________, vertigo, tingling or numbness of the face and extremities, and hypersensitivity to touch.
Nominal aphasiaReceptive aphasiaAphasiaExpressive aphasia

Question 6: Migraine Aura Foundation, a German ________ organization
Charitable organizationFoundation (non-profit)Charity shopNon-profit organization

Question 7: Migraine is a neurological syndrome characterized by altered bodily perceptions, severe ________, and nausea.
Cluster headacheHeadacheTension headacheFamilial hemiplegic migraine

Question 8: Regarding non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, a randomized controlled trial found that ________ can abort about one third of migraine attacks, which was 5% less than the benefit of sumatriptan.

Question 9: Low ________ levels in the brain may lead to a process of constriction and dilation of the blood vessels which trigger a migraine.

Question 10: [1][2] The word migraine was borrowed from ________ migraigne (originally as "megrim", but respelled in 1777 on a contemporary French model).
Romance languagesFrench languageOld FrenchEnglish language

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