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Heads UP – Episode 74: Migraine at Work

Approximately 40 million people or one in four households includes someone with migraine disease, and 85% of people with the disease are women. Despite the prevalence of the disease, lack of education and awareness often leads to stigma and bias,…

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Heads UP- Episode 71: Botox, Migraine Disease, and Pregnancy

Botox is not indicated for use in pregnancy. This puts many women who are prescribed Botox for chronic migraine in a difficult position when it comes time for them to start a family. Data has just been reported from the…

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Rachel’s Invisible Pain

I decided to share “My Migraine Story” on my 44th birthday because far too many people suffer from the invisible pain of migraines and we need to share our stories so that others can understand our experiences.

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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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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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Heads UP – Episode 61: Vestibular Migraine

Dr. Vincent Martin and Dr. Lindsay Weitzel discuss Vestibular Migraine in Episode 61 of Heads UP. Do you experience dizziness, vertigo, lightheadedness? You could be experiencing Vestibular Migraine.

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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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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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