Understanding migraine

6 frequently asked questions about this infamous type of headache.

Although migraines are notorious for causing pain, they've created a lot of confusion, too. We hope the answers to the six questions below will clear up a few misunderstandings and provide some useful information along the way. If you have a question about migraines, please write us, and we'll answer as many as possible on our Web site at www.health.harvard.edu/healthextra.

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