PBS NewsHour

Why migraine disease involves more than just a headache

Clip: 02/26/2020 | 8m 29s Video has closed captioning.

Migraine disease affects 47 million Americans -- 75 percent of whom are women. Although headache is one symptom, attacks can include visual disturbances, nausea, extreme light and sound sensitivity, brain fog and debilitating pain. Stigma and gender stereotypes may complicate the medical response, treatments aren't one-size-fits-all and federal funding is minimal. Stephanie Sy reports.

Aired: 02/26/20

Rating: NR

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