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Migraine Myths

There are a number of commonly held beliefs about migraines that make it hard for sufferers to get proper diagnosis and treatment. 1) Migraines are not real (all in the head, an overreaction to a normal headache, etc.). Not true. Migraines are a biologic primary headache disorder. Even migraine pain is not confined to the head, though that is generally where it is worst. 2) Migraines have a known cause. Sadly, no. There have been several interesting theories put forward in the last decade, but no single, […]

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