Segment: New hope for migraine sufferers
A billion people suffer from migraines worldwide – over 30 million in the U.S. alone. These debilitating headaches can cause nausea, vomiting and light sensitivity. In this video, UW Medicine Dr. Natalia Murinova and a patient, Svetlana Gaivoronski, 29, talk about a new treatment that may offer hope to migraine sufferers. The new drug, anticipated to be released later this year, targets a neuro-transmitter in the brain that researchers think may trigger migraines.
Hear the patient-physician discussion in this downloadable video segment.