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Ask the doctor: Symptoms, causes and treatment of migraines

Regenerative medicine expert, Dr Frances Pitsilis shares everything you need to know about these painful headaches.

If you have ever suffered from a migraine, you’ll know the indescribable pain they can cause.

Often, people affected by these blinding headaches and the symptoms that can accompany them are forced to put their lives on hold just to deal with them.

In the latest in the Ask the Doctor video series, Dr Frances Pitsilis shares the good – and bad – news about migraines, just why some of us suffer from them and how we can help treat them.

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Dr Pitsilis is a regenerative medicine expert, who has appeared on numerous television and radio shows.

She may be a familiar face to many readers, having fronted the 10-episode TV One series Is Modern Medicine Killing You?, and each week, Dr Pitilis will give advice on common medical problems here at the Weekly.

Dr Pitsilis is currently giving consultations for a new digital TV series – she is looking for patients with chronic illnesses and conditions that have not responded to treatment in age group of 15-45 years and are willing to be filmed. The selected patients will receive free consultation to the value of $1400 for Weekly readers.

If you are interested, email [email protected]

For more from Dr Frances Pitsilis, visit her website here.

Always consult your GP or medical practitioner before embarking on changes to your health routine.

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