Migraine Chronification

What is Migraine Chronification and why should we be paying close attention to this? In this episode of HeadWise Lindsay Weitzel, PhD asks board certified neurologist Amelia Barrett, MD all about how and why our migraine attacks become more frequent…

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Silent Migraine

What is migraine aura without headache, also known as silent migraine? Silent migraine presents with migraine symptoms such visual, speech, or sensory disturbances, but is not accompanied by headache. Tune in to this episode of #HeadWise as host Lindsay Weitzel,…

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Fibromyalgia as a Migraine Comorbidity

Did you know that up to 30% of people with migraine also have fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a disorder known to cause pain throughout the body, fatigue, and issues with sleep, memory, and mood. Tune in to this week’s episode of HeadWise…

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Women’s Health: Oral Contraceptives and Migraine

Have you ever been told you should not use oral contraceptives because you have migraine? Are you frustrated because you need oral contraceptives for medical reasons but you are concerned about the stroke risk associated with estrogen in women who…

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Interview with Marina Medved-Lentini, Founder of Parenting with Migraine

Episode 168: Parenting with Migraine is a challenge particularly during the holidays with so many triggers, busy schedules, and family gatherings. Marina Medved-Lentini is the founder of the blog and social media group Parenting with Migraine. Listen in as we…

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Self-Care for People with Headache and Migraine Disorders

Episode 167: As a person with migraine or other headache disorder do you feel that you have to try so hard to keep up with work, family life, and all the “need to do” things in life that self-care feels…

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News Edition December 2023

Episode 166: This month’s HeadWise News Episode is here! Which migraine medication was just shown to be effective in preventing menstrually related migraine? Can we use Ubrelvy to stop a migraine attack before it even starts? What is the latest…

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National Headache Foundation To Host ‘Cultivating Connections in Chicago’ Networking Event on November 11

National Headache Foundation To Host ‘Cultivating Connections in Chicago’ Networking Event on November 11

Chicago, Ill. (Nov. 1, 2023) – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is hosting a 4:00-8:00 p.m. drop-in “Cultivating Connections in Chicago” networking event at the University Club at 76 East Monroe Street on Saturday, Nov. 11. The event is free,…

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News Edition October 2023

News Edition October 2023

Episode 165: News Edition October 2023 This month’s HeadWise News episode has lots of new headache and migraine data! • Is there an association between “growing pains” in childhood and future migraine? • Are certain people with migraine at higher…

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Interview With Cat Charrett-Dykes, Founder of Chronic Migraine Awareness

Episode 164: Chronic Migraine Awareness Cat Charrett-Dykes is a migraine advocate extraordinaire, and she has the purple hair to prove it. Cat is the Founder and President of Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc., also known as CMA. Social support has played…

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Ketamine and Migraine

Episode 163: Ketamine, it’s a controversial topic, but we hear about it in the migraine community when someone is intractable and not responding to other medications. Lindsay Weitzel, PhD asks headache specialist Fred Cohen, MD all about why ketamine is…

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Headache Medicine Certification Exam Set for September 1-15.

Headache Medicine Certification Exam Set for September 1-15.

 Chicago, Ill. (July 10, 2023) – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced its Fall certification exam for its Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) program. The deadline for applying to NHF to take the certification exam is August…

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