Migraine medicine: 'We need to do better'

Australia yet to benefit from new frontiers in treatment, says chair of World Brain Day

A leading neurologist is on a mission to spark interest in migraine medicine, suggesting Australia’s approach is lagging behind the rest of the world.

Professor Tissa Wijeratne
Professor Tissa Wijeratne.

Migraine is one of the leading causes of adult disability, affecting about six million Australians at a cost to the economy of almost $40 billion. 

But Professor Tissa Wijeratne, neurology director at Western Health in