"Female" gene to blame for migraines – which may explain why ladies are more prone than men

'Female' gene to blame for migraines – which may explain why women are more prone than men | UPDATED: 08:55 GMT, 6 June 2012 Pain: All women have two 'X' chromosomes – potentially making them more prone to migranes A ‘female’ gene may be to blame for migraine – explaining why women are more likely to suffer from the debilitating headaches, research shows.