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GEPANTS (NURTEC, QULIPTA) VS. CGRP MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES (AIMOVIG, AJOVY, EMGALITY, VYEPTI) FOR MIGRAINE PREVENTION. WHICH ARE BETTER?

GEPANTS (NURTEC, QULIPTA) VS. CGRP MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES (AIMOVIG, AJOVY, EMGALITY, VYEPTI) FOR MIGRAINE PREVENTION. WHICH ARE BETTER? @Neuralgroover    ...
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THUNDERCLAP HEADACHES EXPLAINED.

THUNDERCLAP HEADACHES EXPLAINED. @Neuralgroover Thunderclap headaches are not common in individuals in developed countries, such as the United States. In...
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DIET, MIGRAINES, AND HEADACHES.

DIET, MIGRAINES, AND HEADACHES. @Neuralgroover For years, migraine and headache sufferers, at the advice of their physicians, have tried to...
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CAN ALLERGIES CAUSE MIGRAINES, SINUS HEADACHES, AND JAW PAIN?

CAN ALLERGIES CAUSE MIGRAINES, SINUS HEADACHES, AND JAW PAIN? @Neuralgroover   Allergies and Sinus Headache Do you have a bad...
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IDIOPATHIC INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION (IIH) (PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI) SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, AND TREATMENTS.

IDIOPATHIC INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION (IIH) (PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI) SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, AND TREATMENTS. @Neuralgroover   What Is Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) (Pseudotumor Cerebri)...
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CLUSTER HEADACHES THROUGH THE CHANGING SEASONS.

CLUSTER HEADACHES THROUGH THE CHANGING SEASONS. @Neuralgroover Cluster headaches are often considered the most severe type of headaches experienced by...
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MIGRAINE AND HEADACHE DIETS.

MIGRAINE AND HEADACHE DIETS. @Neuralgroover The best migraine diet is…   Well first, there are many well established migraine triggers....
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VESTIBULAR MIGRAINE, MIGRAINE VERTIGO, DIZZINESS, AND LIGHTHEADEDNESS.

VESTIBULAR MIGRAINE, MIGRAINE VERTIGO, DIZZINESS, AND LIGHTHEADEDNESS. @Neuralgroover Vestibular migraine has also been called migraine-associated vertigo/dizziness, migraine-related vestibulopathy and migrainous...
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WHAT ARE THE CGRP MIGRAINE MEDICATIONS AND HOW ARE THEY USED?

WHAT ARE THE CGRP MIGRAINE MEDICATIONS AND HOW ARE THEY USED? @Neuralgroover What is CGRP (Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide)? During...
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HEADACHES THAT OCCUR DURING PREGNANCY.

HEADACHES THAT OCCUR DURING PREGNANCY. @Neuralgroover Many women experience headaches during their pregnancy. In fact, some research has shown that...
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WHAT IS TMS (TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION), AND CAN IT TREAT MIGRAINES?

WHAT IS TMS (TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION), AND CAN IT TREAT MIGRAINES? @Neuralgroover TMS, or transcranial magnetic stimulation, is an alternative...
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SUMMER HEADACHES AND SUMMER MIGRAINES.

SUMMER HEADACHES AND SUMMER MIGRAINES. @Neuralgroover The likelihood of a headache increases during the summer months. According to a recent...
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WHAT CAUSES HEADACHES EVERY DAY?

WHAT CAUSES HEADACHES EVERY DAY? @Neuralgroover If you experience headaches every day, you likely have a condition known as chronic...
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TMJ DISORDER AND TMJ ASSOCIATED HEADACHE AND FACIAL PAIN.

TMJ DISORDER AND TMJ ASSOCIATED HEADACHE AND FACIAL PAIN. @Neuralgroover The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint that connects the...
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ACUPUNCTURE, ACUPRESSURE, PRESSURE POINTS AND DAITH PIERCING FOR MIGRAINE, HEADACHE, AND PAIN.

ACUPUNCTURE, ACUPRESSURE, PRESSURE POINTS AND DAITH PIERCING FOR MIGRAINE, HEADACHE, AND PAIN. @Neuralgroover Acupuncture is an alternative medical therapy that...
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LONG COVID, POST-COVID SYNDROME, POST-VIRAL SYNDROME, MECFS, PWME, AND POST-COVID HEADACHE EXPLAINED AND TREATED.

LONG COVID, POST-COVID SYNDROME, POST-VIRAL SYNDROME, MECFS, PWME, AND POST-COVID HEADACHE EXPLAINED AND TREATED. @Neuralgroover Background Long Covid, post-Covid syndrome,...
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YOGA AND MEDITATION FOR HEADACHE, MIGRAINE, AND PAIN.

YOGA AND MEDITATION FOR HEADACHE, MIGRAINE, AND PAIN. @Neuralgroover Yoga and meditation can help with fitness and mindfulness, but there...
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COMMON FOODS, ADDITIVES, AND OTHER MIGRAINE TRIGGERS.

COMMON FOODS, ADDITIVES, AND OTHER MIGRAINE TRIGGERS. @Neuralgroover While the exact cause of migraines remains unknown, the neurovascular theory of...
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HOME AND NATURAL REMEDIES FOR HEADACHES, MIGRAINES, AND PAIN.

HOME AND NATURAL REMEDIES FOR HEADACHES, MIGRAINES, AND PAIN.

HOME AND NATURAL REMEDIES FOR HEADACHES, MIGRAINES, AND PAIN. @Neuralgroover Staying Hydrated and Eating Healthy Not drinking enough water (dehydration)...
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MIGRAINE HEADACHES EXPLAINED.

MIGRAINE HEADACHES EXPLAINED. @Neuralgroover Migraines are a very intense type of headache that are often accompanied by other symptoms, including...
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GEPANTS (NURTEC, QULIPTA) VS. CGRP MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES (AIMOVIG, AJOVY, EMGALITY, VYEPTI) FOR MIGRAINE PREVENTION. WHICH ARE BETTER?

Posted by on 10:43 pm in Migraine, Migraine Treatments | Comments Off on GEPANTS (NURTEC, QULIPTA) VS. CGRP MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES (AIMOVIG, AJOVY, EMGALITY, VYEPTI) FOR MIGRAINE PREVENTION. WHICH ARE BETTER?

Last updated on December 3rd, 2021 at 07:15 amGEPANTS (NURTEC, QULIPTA) VS. CGRP MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES (AIMOVIG, AJOVY, EMGALITY, VYEPTI) FOR MIGRAINE PREVENTION. WHICH ARE BETTER? @Neuralgroover     Nurtec vs. Qulipta vs. Aimovig vs. Ajovy vs. Emgality vs. Vyepti for migraine prevention? Which is the best? It’s a complicated question, but the answer is actually quite simple as you’ll see…   The CGRP Monoclonal Antibodies for Migraine Prevention The last few years have been monumental in strides for migraine treatment. New...

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THUNDERCLAP HEADACHES EXPLAINED.

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Last updated on November 16th, 2021 at 08:32 amTHUNDERCLAP HEADACHES EXPLAINED. @Neuralgroover Thunderclap headaches are not common in individuals in developed countries, such as the United States. In fact, they happen to about 43 out of 100,000 adults. This is a very severe (“first or worst”) headache of an abrupt onset, reaching maximum intensity in less than 1 minute and lasting for 5 or more minutes. This headache requires emergent evaluation at the nearest emergency department for testing and evaluation, especially the first...

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DIET, MIGRAINES, AND HEADACHES.

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Last updated on November 2nd, 2021 at 06:44 pmDIET, MIGRAINES, AND HEADACHES. @Neuralgroover For years, migraine and headache sufferers, at the advice of their physicians, have tried to keep track of the root triggers of their migraines and headaches. While there is no one cause for migraines or headaches, especially when it comes to diet, keeping track of what we eat can help lower the likelihood of the onset of migraine or headache. Let’s take a look at the different common food triggers for headaches and migraines, as well as some dietary...

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CAN ALLERGIES CAUSE MIGRAINES, SINUS HEADACHES, AND JAW PAIN?

Posted by on 2:58 pm in Facial Pain, Headache Disorders, Migraine | Comments Off on CAN ALLERGIES CAUSE MIGRAINES, SINUS HEADACHES, AND JAW PAIN?

Last updated on November 2nd, 2021 at 06:48 pmCAN ALLERGIES CAUSE MIGRAINES, SINUS HEADACHES, AND JAW PAIN? @Neuralgroover   Allergies and Sinus Headache Do you have a bad headache along with sinus pressure, facial pressure, facial pain, sinus pain, nasal congestion, nasal drainage, postnasal drip, or sore throat? It must be a sinus headache, right? Sure, it’s possible if there is a true sinus infection going on. However, the majority of the time it isn’t.   Now if these symptoms are associated with fevers, nasty colored drainage,...

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IDIOPATHIC INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION (IIH) (PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI) SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, AND TREATMENTS.

Posted by on 4:48 pm in Headache Disorders, Uncategorized | Comments Off on IDIOPATHIC INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION (IIH) (PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI) SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, AND TREATMENTS.

IDIOPATHIC INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION (IIH) (PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI) SYMPTOMS, CAUSES, AND TREATMENTS. @Neuralgroover   What Is Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) (Pseudotumor Cerebri) And What Causes It? Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) was previously called pseudotumor cerebri. Pseudotumor cerebri was an old term which was often confusing to patients because this disorder is not because of a brain tumor. Brain tumors in strategic areas of the brain can block the flow of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which can cause back up and...

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CLUSTER HEADACHES THROUGH THE CHANGING SEASONS.

Posted by on 6:51 pm in Facial Pain, Headache Disorders | Comments Off on CLUSTER HEADACHES THROUGH THE CHANGING SEASONS.

Last updated on November 2nd, 2021 at 03:44 pmCLUSTER HEADACHES THROUGH THE CHANGING SEASONS. @Neuralgroover Cluster headaches are often considered the most severe type of headaches experienced by headache sufferers. It is often referred to as “suicide headache” because it is so severe, and unfortunately quite a few have committed suicide due to the extreme pain. It occurs in about 1 in 1000 people.   Cluster headache is 1 of 4 types of trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia syndromes (TACs), and is the most common type in this headache family...

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MIGRAINE AND HEADACHE DIETS.

Posted by on 12:58 pm in Headache Disorders, Migraine, Migraine Treatments | Comments Off on MIGRAINE AND HEADACHE DIETS.

Last updated on October 14th, 2021 at 03:00 pmMIGRAINE AND HEADACHE DIETS. @Neuralgroover The best migraine diet is…   Well first, there are many well established migraine triggers. The beverages and foods that we consume play a role in headaches and migraines for many patients. In fact, about 10% of headache and migraine sufferers can attribute at least a small part of their headaches to food and diet triggers. Often the trigger is a specific type of food or beverage. For example, in some studies (seen here and here) migraineurs...

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VESTIBULAR MIGRAINE, MIGRAINE VERTIGO, DIZZINESS, AND LIGHTHEADEDNESS.

Posted by on 5:26 pm in Headache Disorders, Migraine | Comments Off on VESTIBULAR MIGRAINE, MIGRAINE VERTIGO, DIZZINESS, AND LIGHTHEADEDNESS.

Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 04:53 amVESTIBULAR MIGRAINE, MIGRAINE VERTIGO, DIZZINESS, AND LIGHTHEADEDNESS. @Neuralgroover Vestibular migraine has also been called migraine-associated vertigo/dizziness, migraine-related vestibulopathy and migrainous vertigo. Vestibular migraines are not as common as other headache and migraine conditions, but they impact about 3% of the population. They happen five times more often in women than they do in men. One of the common themes among vestibular migraine sufferers is that this condition is...

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WHAT ARE THE CGRP MIGRAINE MEDICATIONS AND HOW ARE THEY USED?

Posted by on 11:53 pm in Migraine, Migraine Treatments | Comments Off on WHAT ARE THE CGRP MIGRAINE MEDICATIONS AND HOW ARE THEY USED?

Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 04:53 amWHAT ARE THE CGRP MIGRAINE MEDICATIONS AND HOW ARE THEY USED? @Neuralgroover What is CGRP (Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide)? During a migraine attack, the trigeminal nerves release a variety of inflammatory proteins. One of the main proteins is called CGRP (calcitonin gene related peptide). CGRP has been studied since the early 1980s when it was discovered. It was found throughout the trigeminovascular system and trigeminal cranial nerves which transmit pain in the head and face. Therefore, a...

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HEADACHES THAT OCCUR DURING PREGNANCY.

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Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:48 amHEADACHES THAT OCCUR DURING PREGNANCY. @Neuralgroover Many women experience headaches during their pregnancy. In fact, some research has shown that 39% of women may experience some sort of headache or migraine during their pregnancy during their postpartum. The sensation and type of headaches that women experience during their pregnancy may be different, but generally, pregnancy headaches should not raise too much alarm. Generally speaking, many women who suffer from frequent headaches before...

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