New drug could stop chronic migraines without side effects, study finds

A group of researchers may have found a new treatment to successfully prevent migraines without an overload of common side effects of migraine medication, such as fatigue, racing heartbeat or nausea.

“There’s no current dedicated migraine prevention medication,” Dr. Michael R. Silver, an assistant professor in neurology at Emory University who was not involved in the study, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “We borrow from other fields and use mostly anti-seizure medicines, blood pressure medicines or anti-depressants for migraine prevention.”

Read the full study at AJC.com.

Fiza Piranihealth