Over the years, scientific research has suggested that people of color
face healthcare disparities and decreased access to quality care compared
with white people.
Diagnosis of and treatment for migraine is no exception.
Wade M. Cooper, DO, director of the Headache & Neuropathic Pain Clinic at the University
of Michigan, told Healthline that migraine is underdiagnosed in general
— but especially within communities of color.
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) may also be less likely
to receive treatment for migraine symptoms.
“Minorities’ pain is not valued nor respected,” explained
Ronetta Stokes, who experiences migraine episodes herself.
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