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Heads UP Audio Podcast

Have you downloaded the NHF’s audio podcast, Heads UP? Don’t miss Dr. Lindsay Weitzel’s informative discussions with headache experts on the latest treatment, research, lifestyle recommendations, and personal stories about living with migraine disease and headache disorders. Season 2 is…

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Purple Pill New and Emerging Migraine Medications

New and Emerging Migraine Medications

I find this to be the most interesting time of year for me to be writing this particular article. This is because of the spring flowers blooming outside right now. The flowers have special meaning to me when it comes…

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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 63: Treatment Optimization and Medication Side Effects

Do you feel your migraine treatment options are limited because you experience numerous side effects to multiple medications? Dr. Lindsay Weitzel talks to Dr. Vince Martin about how to optimize your treatment plan if you are one of these people.

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Heads UP – Episode 59: Impact of COVID-19 on Clinical Trials

In celebration of Clinical Trials Week, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel talks to Dr. Tim Smith about how the current ongoing migraine clinical trials and how they have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Will we see delays in the approval and…

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Heads UP – Episode 26: NSAIDs and Migraine

Dr. Vincent Martin and Dr. Lindsay Weitzel discuss nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and their role in treating migraine and chronic headache.

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Unintentional Overdoses and Medicine Labels: What You Need to Know

Unintentional Overdoses and Medicine Labels: What You Need to Know

Chances are you’ve come into contact with a label today. Whether on a breakfast bar, a tube of toothpaste, or a bottle of sunscreen, labels are part of our daily lives and provide important health information and directions to keep…

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Are You Reading Your Labels?

Are You Reading Your Labels?

Chances are you’ve come into contact with a label today. Whether on a breakfast bar, a tube of toothpaste, or a bottle of sunscreen, labels are part of our daily lives and provide important health information and directions to keep…

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Tips on Avoiding Holiday Headache

Holidays are a time for family, friends, and happy memories. But those joyful moments can be associated with stress – from marathon shopping, preparing for celebrations, and traveling. Stress and other stimuli may trigger or increase your headache attacks. The…

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Products in the Pipeline: Migraine Drugs Show Promise but Advance Slowly

Products in the Pipeline: Migraine Drugs Show Promise but Advance Slowly

Medications to prevent migraine have been slow in coming, but a treatment approach currently being studied suggests that a new type of drug may benefit countless migraineurs. This new method employs agents that block a protein called calcitonin gene-related peptide…

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Screening Tool Designed to Help Diagnose Chronic Migraine

Screening Tool Designed to Help Diagnose Chronic Migraine

Researchers have developed a new screening tool to help identify chronic migraine in individuals experiencing frequent headaches. Over a 3-year period, Dawn Buse, PhD, and colleagues developed a 12-item questionnaire that both patients and physicians can use to improve diagnosis…

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What You Need to Know This Cold and Flu Season

What You Need to Know This Cold and Flu Season

It’s that time of year again: cold and flu season is here. As you stock your medicine cabinet to combat coughs and stuffy noses, remember to double check your medicine labels so you don’t double up on medicines containing acetaminophen….

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