W.When she was in her early forties, Dr. Katy Munro had a terrible headache every week. “It took a while before the penny dropped that I suffered from migraines,” says the 64-year-old from north London.
It may seem ironic that a GP couldn’t diagnose her own migraines in a timely manner, but Munro says she is “rushed and stressed” at work, and also “GPs have very little training in migraine and headache management”. In addition, migraines are a mysterious, albeit common, phenomenon. There’s no conclusive clinical test for migraines, but general population figures show that one in seven people suffers from migraines, which points to a total of more than 7.7 million UK adults, though a Migraine Trust charity believes the number