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Kropp, P.; Meyer, B.; Dresler, T.; Fritsche, G.; Gaul, C.; Niederberger, U.; Förderreuther, S.; Malzacher, V.; Jürgens, T. P.; Marziniak, M.; Straube, A. (2017): Entspannungsverfahren und verhaltenstherapeutische Interventionen zur Behandlung der Migräne. Leitlinie der Deutschen Migräne- und Kopfschmerzgesellschaft. In: Schmerz, Vol. 31, No. 5: pp. 433-447
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Abstract

Besides pharmacological and interventional possibilities nonpharmacological options, deriving from behavioural approaches may be helpful in the treatment of migraine. Already consulting a patient reduces frequency of attacks. Relaxation (especially progressive muscle relaxation), endurance sports, and biofeedback as well as cognitive behavioural therapy are effective in treatment of migraine. The combination of these treatment options also with pharmacological treatment increase the positive effects.