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CHICAGO -- A simple, three-question screening tool has been developed for use in primary care settings to flag patients who are likely to have migraine.
The ID Migraine screener asks patients with headache complaints to answer these questions:
(1.) Has a headache limited your activities for a day or more in the last 3 months?
(2.) Are you nauseated or sick to your stomach when you have a headache?
(3.) Does light bother you when you have a headache?
For patients who answer "yes" to at least two of the questions, there is a very good chance that they suffer from migraine, according to the results of a study presented at the annual …