Heads UP – Episode 130: Healthy Weight, Sugar & Migraine or Did my Doctor Just Talk About Weight in My Headache Appointment?

Heads UP – Episode 130: There seems to be a lot of talk lately about doctors who brought up weight within conversations about migraine treatment. This might come across as inappropriate and insensitive when we are asking for help with…

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Heads UP – Episode 120: Fasting and Migraine

Heads UP – Episode 120: Fasting and Migraine As a headache and migraine community, we are so often told not to skip meals that we may forget that people often fast for many religious or health reasons. Intermittent fasting has…

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We are sooooo excited about this episode of Heads UP! Dr. Lindsay Weitzel welcomes the Dizzy Cook, Alicia Wolf. Alicia shows us how to make the perfect migraine-friendly soup for the holidays.

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Heads UP – Episode 102: Anti Inflammation Diet and Migraine

What is considered an anti-inflammatory diet? How does inflammation contribute to migraine? Did you know a study was just published in the British Medical Journal that found a significant reduction in migraine frequency with a specific dietary intervention? Dr. Amelia…

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Migraine, Gut Health, and Probiotic Nutrition

In recent years, a new, heightened emphasis on the importance of “gut microbes” and “probiotics” has entered the public’s collective health consciousness. In addition to the rise of fermented, probiotic-friendly foods/drinks like kimchi, kefir, and kombucha, significant advancements in the…

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February 2021 HEADFIRST Newsletter

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January 2021 HEADFIRST Newsletter

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Ask The Expert: Weight Loss Programs with Chronic Migraine

QUESTION: I gained a lot of weight after my two pregnancies and I want to get healthier in 2021, but I live with chronic migraines. Can you tell me the best diet and exercise program for someone who has a…

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Heads UP – Episode 82: Resolutions and Goal Setting

Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Dawn Buse discuss the best practices for making resolutions and the challenges of goal setting when you live with chronic migraine and headache disorders. Read: New Year’s Resolutions for People with Migraine Disease and Headache…

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December 2020 HEADFIRST Newsletter

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Heads UP – Episode 49: Caffeine and Migraine

Drs. Rachel Colman and Lindsay Weitzel discuss why caffeine can lead to more migraine in some people, and why sometimes it does help people in the acute headache phase. She also gives us tips on decreasing our caffeine intake without…

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Diet for People with Headache Disorders

The first step in the nutritional management of diet-triggered headaches is eating a well-balanced diet. It is especially important to eat three meals a day with a snack at night or 6 small meals spread through out the day.  You…

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