MIGRAINE OR MENSTRUAL MIGRAINE?
is a unique disease requiring a unique treatment. Attacks are more predictable, but
often more severe, prolonged and disabling too. And they commonly fail to respond
to conventional treatments.
So what are the signs, and how can doctors and patients tell which kind of Migraine
they are dealing with?
Migraine is unpredictable, often referred to as a ‘fickle disease’.
Migraine sufferers are more likely to actively seek help. Migraine sufferers not only seek diagnosis and help from GPs but also appear regularly in pain clinics seeking help from neurologists.
Migraine is usually well diagnosed. Clinicians ask about the frequency and severity of attacks, diagnosing migraine more reliably.
Migraine is well researched, in fact it is a booming research area. As well as a wide range of existing treatments, the pipeline for novel migraine therapies is extensive too.
Migraine has a wide range of treatment options including both symptomatic and prophylactic