Migraine Prevention: A Guide to the Latest Methods and Treatments
Sponsored by an educational grant
from Ortho-McNeil Neurologics
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
It's an old saying, but for many migraine sufferers, it rings especially true. Benjamin Franklin may not have had migraine in mind when he coined this phrase. But for those who have migraine attacks, especially very frequent or severe attacks, prevention should be considered a key part of overall treatment plan. Click here to exit this module and return to the NHF Home Page.
This educational module will help you better understand migraine prevention. You'll learn when preventive therapy is appropriate, and you can read about various preventive treatments. We'll also help you to understand what you can realistically expect from these treatments so you get a better sense of your options. Then, we'll provide you with some quick tips on how to work with your healthcare professional to decide if preventive medication might be right for you.