Insight - If you experience less than 4 migraine days, it is likely your migraines could be managed with acute, as opposed to preventative, treatment.4 For more information and support, visit The Migraine Trust website.
Insight - Acute treatments treat the symptoms when an attack occurs, preventative treatments (also known as prophylactic medication) are taken to prevent or reduce the frequency of attacks occurring in the first place.
You’ve told us that you’ve been living with migraine for 5 years and this is how it impacts you:
try to cover the following three points during your appointment:
Creeping up slowly, migraine intrudes on family time, spoils plans and can hinder career opportunities, turning up at the worst possible moments.
If this film looks familiar to you, you’re not alone. It might be time to have another conversation with your doctor about preventative treatment options.