Low-Pressure Headache – Finding the Leak

January 2022, Episode 111: Do you know the symptoms of low-pressure headache or spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH)? Often it presents with a chronic headache that is better when you lie down and worse when you sit up and gets progressively…

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Nicole's Journey With Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

Nicole’s Journey With Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

My story is of a postural or orthostatic headache. This is the major symptom of a Cerebral Spinal Fluid Leak. After many tests, and two trips to the ER my neurologist was able to come to this diagnosis and expedite treatment. The headache from this issue is truly debilitating and the only relief is lying down. I think it’s important to shed some light on this particular type of headache as many people suffer from misdiagnoses and mistreatment before finally getting the proper care they need to treat this.

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Intracranial Hypertension

Intracranial Hypertension and Headache

September 2020, Episode 73: September is Intracranial Hypertension Awareness Month! Intracranial hypertension can cause headaches and other symptoms that can be confused with migraine disease. Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Vincent Martin discuss symptoms, causes, and treatments related to this…

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Emily’s Story

I’m a mom, wife and sufferer of chronic migraine disease. I am passionate about education and advocacy for this incurable misunderstood disease all while managing life with a toddler!

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Low Pressure Headache

March 2019, Episode 7: Could your chronic migraines or chronic headaches actually be low pressure headaches? Low pressure headaches are the topic of this week’s episode of Heads UP: the Weekly Podcast of the National Headache Foundation. Low pressure (sometimes…

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