TREATMENT PROTOCOLS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF MIGRAINE
Tehseen Riaz*, Muhammad Bilal Hassan Mahboob, Saqiba Zulfiqar, Dr. Salman Shouqat, Maria Abid, Ali Raza, Attia Rani
Migraine is an episodic headache which affects almost more than 10% of population and three times more frequently in women than men. One of the main problems in the success of new therapeutic approaches is our limited knowledge of migraine neurobiology. However apart from this, there are also two main causes which are not understood. One of the primary causes of migraine leading towards the activation of trigeminovascular system and second one is the mechanism of pain generation after activation. The primary aim is to control the symptoms of migraine to prevent its affects on patient’s lifestyle. Complete cure of patient is unrealistic; it is just controlled by following certain precautions and proper medication. Despite of many advances and progress in migraine, drug therapy for treating and preventing migraine still remains unsatisfactory for many patients. As migraine typically varies from patient to patient, different diagnosis and therapeutics should be reviewed properly.
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