February 27, 2020

15 percent of Americans have migraine disease. Why aren’t there better treatment options?

By Karl Oestreich

PBS NewsHour

Dr. Amaal Starling treats Jenn Tingwald at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. For her, the search for an effective treatment is still ongoing. Starling says the last few years have seen more options become available, but most work on only 50 percent of patients.

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Context: Amaal Starling, M.D., studies primary and secondary headache disorders, including migraines and post-traumatic headaches. This includes understanding underlying pathophysiology, establishing clinical phenotypes and exploring novel therapeutics for headache disorders. Dr. Starling is a Mayo Clinic neurologist.

Contact: Jim McVeigh

Tags: Dr. Amaal Starling, headache disorders, migraine, PBS NewsHour, Uncategorized

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