Last updated on April 12th, 2021 at 01:01 am
UBRELVY (UBROGEPANT) vs. NURTEC ODT (RIMEGEPANT) vs. REYVOW (LASMIDITAN) vs. TRIPTANS. NEW MIGRAINE ABORTIVE OPTIONS ARE FINALLY HERE, BUT WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES AND IS ONE BEST FOR YOU?
REBOUND HEADACHE (MEDICATION OVERUSE HEADACHE); WHAT IT IS, AND HOW TO BREAK FREE FROM THE VICIOUS CYCLE.
WHAT ARE THE TRIPTAN DIFFERENCES AND WHICH IS BEST? HOW TO FINE-TUNE WHICH TRIPTAN MAY BE MOST EFFECTIVE FOR YOU.
CHIARI MALFORMATION HEADACHE, AND WHY YOU MAY STILL HAVE A DAILY HEADACHE FOLLOWING CHIARI DECOMPRESSION SURGERY.
BOTOX (OnabotulinumtoxinA) FOR CHRONIC MIGRAINE; EFFECTIVE PATTERN, TECHNIQUE, AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. NOT ALL BOTOX TREATMENTS ARE CREATED EQUAL.
Last updated on April 10th, 2021 at 05:23 amBOTOX (OnabotulinumtoxinA) FOR CHRONIC MIGRAINE; EFFECTIVE PATTERN, TECHNIQUE, AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. NOT ALL BOTOX TREATMENTS ARE CREATED EQUAL. @Neuralgroover Background Let’s talk about Botox for migraines. Botox (Onabotulinum Toxin A) has been a game changer for the treatment of chronic migraine. I’ve frequently seen it give people their life back (as they often tell me), restored their ability to function normally in all aspects of life, and pulled them from the dark rut of chronic...read more
Last updated on April 7th, 2021 at 08:24 pmSTOP LETTING YOUR CHRONIC MIGRAINE AND CHRONIC PAIN DEFINE YOU AND YOUR BRAIN PLASTICITY. @Neuralgroover Background I see the worst of the worst headache, migraine, chronic migraine, facial pain, fibromyalgia, and chronic pain from many states and countries. I see patients who have been debilitated by pain, patients whose pain has destroyed their family, marriage, work life, social life, and the ability to function normally. They are void of hope and have lost all self-esteem and confidence, replaced...read more
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) HEADACHE, COVID-19 HEADACHE TREATMENT, AND WHY YOUR MIGRAINES ARE WORSE WITHOUT EVEN BEING INFECTED.
Last updated on April 9th, 2021 at 12:46 am CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) HEADACHE, COVID-19 HEADACHE TREATMENT, AND WHY YOUR MIGRAINES ARE WORSE WITHOUT EVEN BEING INFECTED. @Neuralgroover Background Covid-19 headache, coronavirus headache, Covid headache and Covid19 headache are all terms for the same headaches which have been on the rise thanks to Coronavirus (Covid-19). This has been happening in patients who have gotten infected with Covid-19. We’ll be discussing that in much greater detail further down, as well as how to...read more
Last updated on April 10th, 2021 at 05:00 amWHEN TO SEE A HEADACHE SPECIALIST AND HOW TO PREPARE TO GET THE MOST FROM THE APPOINTMENT. @Neuralgroover Background I see patients in our headache center from all over the United States and from many other countries. Many patients travel hundreds of miles by car or airplane for these visits, due to the shortage of available headache specialists (about 570 in the US). Many patients are lucky enough to be relatively close to a headache specialist. Whichever scenario you fall into, you want to...read more
AIMOVIG vs. AJOVY vs. EMGALITY vs. VYEPTI. BATTLE OF THE CGRP MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY ANTAGONISTS; WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES AND WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU?
Last updated on April 9th, 2021 at 12:50 am AIMOVIG vs AJOVY vs EMGALITY vs VYEPTI. BATTLE OF THE CGRP MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY ANTAGONISTS; WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES AND WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU? @Neuralgroover Background Aimovig vs. Ajovy, Aimovig vs. Emgality, Aimovig vs Vyepti, Ajovy vs. Emgality, Emgality vs. Vyepti, Ajovy vs. Vyepti. So many questions. so many answers. Let’s discuss them all. So it finally happened! The 1st migraine specific preventive medications FINALLY became available with the CGRP (calcitonin gene related...read more
BEST HEADACHE AND MIGRAINE PREVENTION MEDICATIONS AND TREATMENTS, WHEN YOU SHOULD START ONE, AND WHEN YOU SHOULD STOP IT.
Last updated on April 10th, 2021 at 05:05 amBEST HEADACHE AND MIGRAINE PREVENTION MEDICATIONS AND TREATMENTS, WHEN YOU SHOULD START ONE, AND WHEN YOU SHOULD STOP IT. @Neuralgroover BACKGROUND Migraine is a very disruptive disorder to have to deal with. It interferes with patients’ family, work, and social lives. When the burden of migraine becomes excessive on one or more of these life aspects, preventive migraine therapy should be used. In general, if someone is averaging more than 4 migraines per month, preventive treatment should be...read more
CEFALY vs. NERIVIO vs. GAMMACORE vs. SPRING TMS. NEUROMODULATORY DEVICES FOR MIGRAINE AND CLUSTER HEADACHE: WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES AND WHICH IS BEST?
Last updated on April 9th, 2021 at 12:44 amCEFALY vs. NERIVIO vs. GAMMACORE vs. SPRING TMS. NEUROMODULATORY DEVICES FOR MIGRAINE AND CLUSTER HEADACHE: WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES AND WHICH IS BEST? @Neuralgroover BACKGROUND Cefaly vs. Nerivio, Nerivio vs. GammaCore, Cefaly vs. GammaCore, Nerivio vs. SpringTMS, Cefaly vs. SpringTMS, GammaCore vs. SpringTMS. These are common questions that patients have about migraine neuromodulation devices. Many patients do not respond to conventional migraine abortive medications, they do not tolerate them, do...read more
Last updated on April 10th, 2021 at 05:10 amVISUAL SNOW, PERSISTENT MIGRAINE AURA, MIGRAINOUS STROKE, AND WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW. @Neuralgroover INTRODUCTION The International Classification of Headache Disorders-3 (ICHD-3) classifies persistent aura without infarction (stroke) and migrainous infarction as two of the four reported complications of migraine, both of which are very rare. The other two reported complications of migraine include status migrainosus and migraine aura-triggered seizure, but these will not be discussed here1. ...read more
MEDICAL MARIJUANA (CANNABIS) FOR MIGRAINE, HEADACHE AND PAIN. A CRASH COURSE OF EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW.
Last updated on April 8th, 2021 at 11:51 pmMEDICAL MARIJUANA (CANNABIS) FOR MIGRAINE, HEADACHE AND PAIN. A CRASH COURSE OF EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW. @Neuralgroover BACKGROUND Medical marijuana (medical cannabis) for treatment of migraine, headache, pain, and chronic pain has become an increasingly hot topic of interest. As states continue to legalize the use of medical marijuana, there are increasing discussions and questions about its medical uses. What are the best medical marijuana strains for migraine, headache, and pain? Is medical...read more
Last updated on April 8th, 2021 at 11:51 pm MENSTRUAL MIGRAINE TREATMENT TIPS AND CONTRACEPTION STROKE RISK. @Neuralgroover BACKGROUND Pure menstrual migraine and menstrually-related migraine are very common forms of migraine, often referred to generically as hormonal headache. Overall, migraine is estimated to effect about 18% of women and 6% of men. That is a 3:1 ratio of women over men. Much of that uneven ratio is due to the hormonal influence of migraine in women, particularly estrogen. Thus, why these headaches are often...read more