A Smartphone App And Reminder System Helps Youth With Migraines Take Daily Medication
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Rachelle is a Pediatric Psychologist at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital.

                       

A Smartphone App And Reminder System Helps Youth With Migraines Take Daily Medication

Almost every teenager has experienced the frustration and discomfort associated with a headache. However, for a subset of teens (8% of males, 23% of females), migraine headaches are a debilitating reality. In addition to a headache, migraines are also associated with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and sensitivity to touch, light, sound, or odors. They often interfere with teens’ ability to attend school, keep up with schoolwork, and participate in social and extracurricular activities. They can also contribute to mood changes, anxiety,...

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