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The burden that migraine patients have to bear when seeking proper treatment in Japan

Rie Kanki and Fumihiko Sakai

in Headache care, research and education worldwide

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199584680
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753435 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199584680.003.009

Series: Frontiers in Headache Research Series

The burden that migraine patients have to bear when seeking proper treatment in Japan

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In conclusion, doctors should know that migraines, even though not fatal, are to be properly treated, and also they should send migraine patients to a headache specialist. Migraine patients should know that social and physical disadvantage can be minimized by proper treatment. More education and publicity in this field are still needed.

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Subjects: Neurology ; Public Health and Epidemiology

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