What are the goals of preventive therapy for migraine headache?

Updated: Oct 21, 2019
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Answer

The goals of preventive therapy are as follows:

  • Reduce attack frequency, severity, and/or duration

  • Improve responsiveness to acute attacks

  • Reduce disability


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