Educating the patient aids effective treatment of migraine

Teaching the patient about their brain can truly make a difference in their engagement with clinicians and with treatment. This improves the chances of successfully managing migraines, said Dr Patricia Pozo Rosich of Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain, at the World Congress of Neurology 2019.

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Our correspondent’s highlights from the World Congress of Neurology 2019 are meant as a fair representation of the scientific content presented. The views and opinions expressed on this page do not necessarily reflect those of Lundbeck.

AU-NOTPR-0371. August 2021


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