Diagnosing Migraine

Obtaining an official and proper diagnosis of migraine is no easy feat. For many, it can take years of endless doctor appointments, emergency room visits, countless testing, etc. So what has your journey to a migraine diagnosis entailed?

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Have you officially been diagnosed with migraine by a healthcare provider?

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Are you confident you have received a proper diagnosis?

How long did it take you to receive your diagnosis?

What type of testing and doctor?
What type of testing has your doctor(s) conducted in order to provide you with a diagnosis of migraine? What type of doctor(s) provided this diagnosis (i.e. Neurologist, PCP, Headache and Migraine Specialist, etc.)?

Do you have a personal migraine diagnosis story you would like to share with us?

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