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Q&A: Is it a migraine? Many don’t realize what causes their suffering

This May 10, 2018, image provided by Amgen Inc. shows an artist’s rendering of the packaging for the drug Aimovig, the first in a new class of long-acting drugs designed to prevent chronic migraines. On Thursday, May 17, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, clearing the monthly shot for sale. (Amgen Inc. via AP) NYBZ508 NYBZ508

Migraine is the most disabling neurological disease in the world among people under age 50, beating epilepsy, strokes and chronic back pain. Yet many who have migraines don’t realize it or ever mention their symptoms to a doctor.

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