Weekend Headache

Weekend Headache

People living with migraine disease who experience “weekend” attacks precipitated by oversleeping should try to awaken at the same time on weekends as they do during the week and to maintain a regular sleep pattern. Moreover, it is essential for…

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Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s Disease

Headache is infrequently associated with Meniere’s Disease. However, migraine-type or similar headaches can occasionally occur in association with this condition. Headache with dizziness, loss of balance, ringing in the ears, hearing loss and gastrointestinal disturbance is a possible symptom of…

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Tips for Helping Your Child Deal With Headache in School

When you think about someone experiencing headache disorders, you probably think of an adult. But many kids complain of headaches, too, and for some of the very same reasons as adults. As children and teens prepare to return to school,…

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Intracranial Hypertension

Heads UP – Episode 73: Intracranial Hypertension and Headache

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 disorder. Intracranial Hypertension Headache…

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Heads UP – Episode 69: New Drug Data Alert – Atogepant

New data was revealed this month on the upcoming gepant indicated for migraine prevention called Atogepant. Dr. Lindsay Weitzel questions Dr. Tim Smith about its safety and effectiveness in Episode 69 of Heads UP. How will we take it and…

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Heads UP – EPISODE 68: The Latest Data on Combining Botox With Anti-CGRP Medications

There has been much debate about combination therapy with Botox and anti-CGRP monoclonal antibodies including Aimovig, Ajovy, and Emgality. The two medications were not originally studied together leaving physicians uncertain about prescribing practices and many insurance companies unwilling to pay…

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Causes of Headache in College Students

Many people experience headache disorders, often due to triggers related to their age, gender, health, and overall lifestyle. College students are no different. In fact, these young and seemingly healthy individuals often lead lifestyles that put them at a very…

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Heads UP – Episode 66 – Changes to Migraine Disease During Menopause

Episode 66 of Heads UP addresses what to expect from your migraine pattern in perimenopause and menopause and what to do about it. Do you know how your migraine pattern might change as you enter perimenopause and menopause? Do you…

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Earn Your Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH)

Health care practitioners working in headache medicine for three years or more are eligible for the upcoming Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) examination, taking place this fall. The AQH recognizes the ability to care for the most…

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Heads UP – Episode 64: A Call to Action to Achieve Equity in Headache Medicine

Watch Episode 64 of Heads UP: A Call to Action to Achieve Equity in Headache Medicine, and discover the importance of having your voice be heard. Dr. Lindsay Weitzel and Dr. Larry Charleston IV, discuss a timely Request for Information…

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Environmental & Physical Factors

Does light, sound, or temperature trigger your migraine attacks? Environmental factors that can trigger a migraine attack include a change in climate or weather (such as a change in humidity or temperature), a change in altitude or barometric pressure, high…

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Shelley’s Story of Resilience

I have lived with migraine for a decade but recently I went through a period of 2 years with chronic migraine and really difficult symptoms. My life was turned upside down and I was forced to slow down and make some tough choices to prioritize my wellbeing and promote my healing. I have learned a lot throughout this time and I have found there are silver linings to learning to live with migraine.

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