Many migraine patients don’t feel they have an engaged, informed doctor to partner with. Suffering from chronic migraine, which affects nearly every aspect of daily life, can put pressure on this relationship.
The natural response is to feel frustrated and want your doctor to present a quick, effective solution. For most migraineurs, this is not the usual outcome.
After years of living with chronic migraine, I’ve learned evaluating and strengthening your patient-doctor relationship can be a critical component of effective migraine management.
Here are a few things that have helped me improve communication with my migraine doctor, played an active role in building our relationship, and moved me closer to my health goals…