Current practice and future directions in the prevention and acute management of migraine.

@article{Goadsby2010CurrentPA,
  title={Current practice and future directions in the prevention and acute management of migraine.},
  author={Peter J Goadsby and Till Sprenger},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={285-98}
}
Migraine is a common and disabling brain disorder with a strong inherited component. Because patients with migraine have severe and disabling attacks usually of headache with other symptoms of sensory disturbance (eg, light and sound sensitivity), medical treatment is often required. Patients can be managed by use of acute attack therapies (eg, simple analgesics or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) or specific agents with vasoconstrictor properties (ie, triptans or ergot derivatives… CONTINUE READING
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