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Newer Treatment Options Show Promise for Improved and Individualized Migraine Prevention and Treatment

Migraine prevention and treatment

Single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation, marketed as SpringTMS™, is indicated for PRN acute management of migraine pain. Image courtesy of ENeura®.

Migraine headaches are among the most common neurological disorders, with an estimated 12 to 23 percent of U.S. adults having had a migraine in the past three months.1 Despite their frequency, migraines are often treated incorrectly, with prevention strategies underutilized and acute therapies used inappropriately.1 Several steps are needed to advance the quality of migraine treatment, says Stephen Ross, M.D., vice chair, Penn State Department of Neurology. “It’s important that both clinicians and patients are more aware of what is available, and clinicians understand that other effective treatment options are available to replace medications such as opioids, which have been shown to be problematic.” Continue reading

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