Tulsa, Okla. — New advancements in migraine treatment and prevention is having “life-changing” affects, and the treatments are available right here in Tulsa.
Dr. Jaclyn Duvall is a neurologist with Hillcrest South, and is the only fellowship trained headache specialist in the state.
Dr. Duvall says treating headache patients has become her passion, and she is using innovative treatments to help them. The latest treatments are more preventative, to stop migraines before they begin.
Once-monthly injectable medicine works to block a protein released in the brain that is released when migraines happen.
Doctors are also using biofeedback, supplements, and neurostimulation devices, like an arm or headband that can stop a migraine in its tracks.
Doctors say if you are experiencing frequent headaches, or migraines that are disabling your life in any way, go to your doctor. There are many treatments available that can help eliminate them.
Patients told us they wish they had gotten treatment sooner. They encourage anyone experiencing frequent headaches or migraines to seek help.
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