CBT-antidepressant combo cuts kids' migraine

Amitriptyline coupled with CBT can substantially improve rates of migraine attacks in children and adolescents, research shows.

A US trial has found that the antidepressant-psychotherapy combination substantially reduces the rate of headaches in paediatric patients with frequent migraines.

More than 130 participants aged 10-17 who experienced an average of 21 migraines per month were randomised