Neurologist and headache specialist Dr Randolph Evans, of Baylor College of Medicine, reflects on his own personal history as a migraine sufferer and the prevalence of migraine among other neurologists, headache specialist colleagues, and family medicine physicians. A nationwide survey of headache specialists, conducted by Evans and Dr Kamalika Ghosh, found that the lifetime prevalence of episodic migraine among headache specialists was 69.5% (85.7% of women and 60.5% of men) and 13.6% for chronic migraine (19% of women and 10.5% of men). Evans also discusses survey results that found that neurologists commonly self-treat their migraines, and that some neurologists are reluctant to use preventive medications.
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