Neurologists Shed Light on Migraines
Have you ever had a migraine headache? If so, you can understand the pain that more than 28 million Americans feel when they experience one of these severe headaches. We speak to a pair of local neuro
Alison St John (Guest Host): If you are one of the 10 percent of Americans who suffer from migraine headaches, you know the symptoms only too well. And if not, chances are good that you have a co-worker or a relative who suffers from migraines, even if they never let you know it.
Even though migraines are a relatively common affliction, scientists are still trying to figure out what exactly is going on inside the head to cause the sometimes devastating pain.
However, doctors say if you've tried to get help in the past without much success, it's worth going back to the doctor again, because more is known now about the condition and what to do to relieve the symptoms.
- Dr. Andrew Blumenfeld, neurologist anddirector of the Headache Center of Southern California , which is part of The Neurology Center. The center provides diagnostic and treatment services for people with disorders of the nervous system. It has three offices in North San Diego County.
- Dr. Jay Rosenberg, neurologist at the Neurology Center and the Headache Center of Southern California. He has more than 35 years experience treating neurological disorders.