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Mönttinen H., Koskimäki H., Siirtola P., Röning J. (2018) Electrodermal activity asymmetry in sleep - a case study for migraine detection. In: Eskola H., Väisänen O., Viik J., Hyttinen J. (eds) EMBEC & NBC 2017. EMBEC 2017, NBC 2017. IFMBE Proceedings, vol 65. Springer, Singapore. doiI: 10.1007/978-981-10-5122-7_209

Electrodermal activity asymmetry in sleep : a case study for migraine detection

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Author: Mönttinen, Henna1; Koskimäki, Heli1; Siirtola, Pekka1;
Organizations: 1Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems Group, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
Format: article
Version: accepted version
Access: open
Online Access: PDF Full Text (PDF, 0.3 MB)
Persistent link: http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2019041212196
Language: English
Published: Springer Nature, 2017
Publish Date: 2019-04-12
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Abstract

Migraine is a poorly understood disease and it is estimated that 15% of people in Europe alone are affected by it. In this study skin electrodermal activity (EDA) signals of left and right wrists were collected from a migraine patient to see if the asymmetry associated with EDA signals will affect to migraine detection based on wearable sensors. In the study, nighttime EDA storm epochs were detected and visual inspection on total time of EDA storm epochs and timing of EDA storms between wrists were done. Also filtered EDA signals of nights that preceded migraine attacks were visually checked. According to the results, EDA measurements from one wrist are enough to detect changes before a migraine attack because the EDA asymmetry measured between wrists might play not a significant role in migraine prediction.

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Series: IFMBE proceedings
ISSN: 1680-0737
ISSN-E: 1433-9277
ISSN-L: 1680-0737
ISBN: 978-981-10-5122-7
ISBN Print: 978-981-10-5121-0
Pages: 835 - 838
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-5122-7_209
OADOI: https://oadoi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5122-7_209
Host publication: EMBEC & NBC 2017. Joint Conference of the European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) and the Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC), Tampere, Finland, June 2017
Host publication editor: Eskola, Hannu
Väisänen, Outi
Viik, Jari
Hyttinen, Jari
Conference: European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC)
Type of Publication: A4 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 217 Medical engineering
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Funding: We are thankful for Tekes and Infotech Oulu for funding the study.
Copyright information: © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018. This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in EMBEC & NBC 2017. Joint Conference of the European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) and the Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC), Tampere, Finland, June 2017. The final authenticated version is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5122-7_209.