GPs can play a greater role in treating migraine, says expert

Neurologist shares best practice diagnosis and management techniques

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Migraine is underdiagnosed and under-recognised in primary care, and commonly confused with tension-type headache, according to a Sydney-based neurologist who concedes that even members of her own profession can mistake the diagnosis.

Dr Bronwyn Jenkins, a migraine specialist based at the Epping Clinic and at Royal North Shore Hospital, says that while there is no specific test