Quiz: How much do you know about migraines?
Do you suffer from migraines? Do frequent headaches prevent you from completing normal daily activities?
The National Institutes of Health reports that 10 percent of the world population suffers from migraine headaches. This headache can last from 4 to 72 hours and can cause sensitivity to light and sound, and even vomiting.
“Migraines can really disrupt a patient’s life,” say Dr. Andrew Gordon, a neurologist at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Ill. “But there are measures you can take with the aid of a neurologist to try to prevent, and ultimately manage your migraines, and get back to your life.”
How much do you know about migraines and treatment options?
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