Migraine in special populations. Treatment strategies for children and adolescents, pregnant women, and the elderly.

@article{Gladstone2004MigraineIS,
  title={Migraine in special populations. Treatment strategies for children and adolescents, pregnant women, and the elderly.},
  author={Jonathan Paul Gladstone and Eric J Eross and David W Dodick},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={115 4},
  pages={39-44, 47-50}
}
Although migraine is a common occurrence in children and adolescents, its diagnosis and treatment present unique challenges. Migraine management in pregnant women and the elderly can also be difficult and requires selection of appropriate and safe medications for patients in these special circumstances. In this article, Drs Gladstone, Eross, and Dodick provide pearls for both abortive and prophylactic treatments for migraine in these populations.