Why are migraine patients skipping effective behavioral treatments?

2018-06-06T17:50:13+00:0006/06/2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Effective behavioral treatments for migraine are being eschewed by a significant number of sufferers, according to a new study led by headache researchers at NYU School of Medicine. Researchers found that about half of migraine patients who were referred by a headache center for specific behavioral treatment did not follow through with therapy. This occurred despite the fact that these treatments are considered first-line, safe and effective treatments by medical guidelines. Those who were referred but did not seek treatment most commonly cited lack of time, cost concerns, and skepticism the treatments will work, according to the new study published [...]

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