Often mistaken for a simple headache, migraine is a well-defined chronic disease for which there are effective treatments.
But because of this confusion, many patients remain for months, even years in ignorance of their pathology, a therapeutic wandering favored by the lack of training of general practitioners and the difficulty of access to neurologists.
Many migraine sufferers who ignore themselves then self-medicate with painkillers found in their medicine cabinet.
However, solutions do exist.
Le Figaro provides
an overview of available treatments and those in development.
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A person is said to have a migraine if they have had at least five migraine attacks in their life, with headaches that, without effective treatment, last 4 to 72 hours.
In addition, the headache (a medical term for headache) must have at least two of the following four characteristics: be throbbing
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