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Heads UP – Episode 118: Medication Overuse Treatment Strategy Trial for Migraine and Headache

Heads UP – Episode 118: Medication Overuse Treatment Strategy Trial -The idea of medication overuse and medication overuse headache can seem almost contradictory at times. It can seem like the very medicines we were instructed to take at the onset…

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Pediatric Migraine Studies

A child’s mind is no place for migraine! As you know, migraine attacks can interfere with a person’s everyday life. And migraines in children can look differently from migraines in adults. This is why we wanted to make you aware…

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Heads UP – Episode 109: DATA Alert on Intranasal Zavegepant

New Data Alert on the Up-and-Coming Migraine Medication: Intranasal Zavegepant. While not yet approved for release, intranasal zavegepant has shown promise in some interesting and unique data points in the relief of acute migraine. What is zavegepant and what will…

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Preventing Migraine Attacks: A Current Perspective

NATIONAL HEADACHE FOUNDATION SURVEY SHOWS MAJORITY OF PEOPLE WITH MIGRAINE ARE UNABLE TO CONTROL DISEASE AND DISSATISFIED WITH CURRENT PREVENTIVE TREATMENT OPTIONS 84% of people currently taking a preventive treatment wish there was a better treatment option- Migraine disease has…

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National Headache Foundation Survey Shows Majority of People with Migraine are Unable to Control Disease and Dissatisfied with Current Preventive Treatment Options

The National Headache Foundation today announced findings from a new survey, Preventing Migraine Attacks: A Current Perspective, which characterizes the experiences of people living with migraine and highlights the physical and emotional barriers to preventive treatment. The survey found half (50%)…

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Heads UP - Episode 92: Cannabis, Migraine and Rebound Headache

Heads UP – Episode 92: Cannabis, Migraine and Rebound Headache

Cannabis is used by many people with migraine and other headache disorders to help control their symptoms. In the last few years, some studies have shown it to be effective for some people. Recent data has emerged showing that it…

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Get Moving: Exercise Can Help Curb Migraine Attacks

By Cara Munez, HealthDay Anyone who gets frequent migraine symptoms knows the experience: the throbbing, the pain, the visual disturbances. Exercise has long been a potential way to reduce migraine triggers, but a new study suggests it could be especially…

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Life With Migraine Disease During COVID

What is life like with migraines during the COVID crisis? We asked a man in his mid-70s: I had successfully used preventives to control my migraine disease. But when the pandemic hit, my anxiety rose, especially considering my susceptible age…

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Heads UP – Episode 89: Relivion Neuromodulation Device For Migraine Treatment

In Episode 89 of Heads UP, Dr. Timothy Smith and Dr. Lindsay Weitzel introduce us to a new non-invasive migraine treatment, Relivio. It is a brain neuromodulation device that has shown promise in treating migraine disease and a range of…

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Heads UP - Episode 88: Intracranial Hypertension and Aimovig (Erenumab)

Heads UP – Episode 88: Intracranial Hypertension and Aimovig (Erenumab)

New data has shown that Aimovig (erenumab) is effective in treating intracranial hypertension, also known as high-pressure headache or pseudotumor cerebri. Dr. Lindsay Burgarello Weitzel and Dr. Timothy Smith discuss this exciting news for people living with this condition.

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Heads UP – Episode 78: Medical Update on Nocira

In this episode of Heads UP, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel talks with Dr. Tim Smith about Nocira, the latest device being trialed for migraine treatment. This interesting device works with your smartphone and utilizes puffs of air into your ear through…

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Heads UP – Episode 72: Medical Update – VYEPTI

Medication Update – Lundebeck has issued a press release on their latest migraine medication – Vyepti. It is great news for those of us living with migraine disease. Dr. Tim Smith and Dr. Lindsay Weitzel discuss what the latest data…

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