Two drugs may help prevent migraines

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

Both drugs target a protein that

Experts say the findings are promising, but larger studies are needed to confirm the results.

(NBC) - Some good news for people who suffer from migraines; two experimental drugs may help prevent migraine headaches instead of treating symptoms after they've started.

Both drugs target a protein that's been recently linked to a migraine. The first drug helped reduce migraine frequency by 66 percent. The second drug had similar results, but caused more side effects.

Experts say the findings are promising, but larger studies are needed to confirm the results.


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