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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.
Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:44 am TENSION HEADACHES – 2021 @Neuralgroover Tension headaches are the most common types of headaches that people suffer. In fact, tension headaches afflict three out of every four Americans from time to time, according to Harvard Medical. Chronic tension headaches are very infrequent, but they do persist in some individuals on occasion. What Are Tension Headaches? Tension headaches produce a dull pain on both sides of the head and on occasion may cause some additional aching...read more
Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:44 amFOODS THAT STOP NAUSEA IN ITS TRACKS. @Neuralgroover Nausea is an extremely common symptom across a wide spectrum of diseases. It is one of the main symptoms in the ICHD3 diagnostic criteria for migraine. Nausea is one of the 3 “most bothersome migraine symptoms” (along with photophobia (sensitivity to light) and phonophobia (sensitivity to sound)) which most acute/abortive (as-needed) migraine medication clinical research studies assess as a primary data endpoint in trying to resolve, because...read more
Last updated on October 1st, 2021 at 01:12 pmHEADACHE CHART AND HEADACHE LOCATION MEANING FOR DIFFERENT TYPES OF HEADACHES. @Neuralgroover I can picture it now. You’re sitting there late at night breaking out into a cold sweat, heart racing, convincing yourself a brain tumor is the cause of your headache as you are Googling a variety of terms for your headache location meaning such as… …temple headache, headache behind eye, headache behind eyes, headache on top of head, headache in the temples, headache back of head, headache in front...read more
Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:43 am WAKING UP WITH HEADACHES: 6 TYPES OF WAKE UP HEADACHES. @Neuralgroover WAKE UP HEADACHE Do you frequently wake up with a headache? This is a common feature with several types of headache disorders, but they are all distinct headache types with completely different treatments. Let’s discuss the 6 most common types of wake up headaches and the reasons why you may be waking up with headaches. 1) MIGRAINE Migraine commonly causes wake up headaches for many patients, and...read more
NURTEC (RIMEGEPANT) VS. QULIPTA (ATOGEPANT) FOR MIGRAINE PREVENTION. THE GEPANTS AREN’T JUST FOR ABORTIVE TREATMENT ANYMORE!
Last updated on October 21st, 2021 at 11:46 pm NURTEC (RIMEGEPANT) VS. QULIPTA (ATOGEPANT) FOR MIGRAINE PREVENTION. THE GEPANTS AREN’T JUST FOR ABORTIVE TREATMENT ANYMORE! @Neuralgroover BACKGROUND The gepants were the first to emerge as new migraine abortive options, and the first new migraine specific abortive class since the triptans came to market in 1992. The first to become available was Ubrogepant (Ubrelvy) from Allergan in January 2020. Then Rimegepant (Nurtec ODT (orally dissolvable tablet)) became available by Biohaven...read more
WHAT A PAIN IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD! OCCIPITAL NEURALGIA, TREATMENTS, AND TECHNIQUE FOR OCCIPITAL NERVE BLOCK.
Last updated on October 1st, 2021 at 01:39 pmWHAT A PAIN IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD! OCCIPITAL NEURALGIA, TREATMENTS, AND TECHNIQUE FOR OCCIPITAL NERVE BLOCK. @Neuralgroover HEADACHE IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD – OCCIPITAL NEURALGIA SYMPTOMS Occipital neuralgia is a miserable nagging soreness, pain, and headache in the back of the head, often described as a base of skull headache. I tell patients to think of occipital neuralgia as “sciatica of the head”. This back of head pain is typically felt in the suboccipital region (where the base of the...read more
Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:41 amSYNCOPE EPISODE, SYNCOPE DEFINITION, AND AN EASY TOOL TO QUICKLY RECALL ALL CAUSES OF SYNCOPE. @Neuralgroover If you have ever had a syncope episode (passing out, or fainting), you know how scary it can be. It is scary not only from the event itself, but sorting out the causes of syncope can be both scary and frustrating. Syncope is not an uncommon association with migraine attacks. This is most often due to a vasovagal response related to the severe pain of the migraine or dehydration from...read more
BOTOX (OnabotulinumtoxinA) FOR CHRONIC MIGRAINE; EFFECTIVE PATTERN, TECHNIQUE, AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW. NOT ALL BOTOX TREATMENTS ARE CREATED EQUAL.
Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:41 am BOTOX (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...read more
Last updated on October 1st, 2021 at 01:26 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,...read more
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) HEADACHE, COVID-19 HEADACHE TREATMENT, AND WHY YOUR MIGRAINES ARE WORSE WITHOUT EVEN BEING INFECTED.
Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:41 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, including the covid delta variant. We’ll be discussing that in much greater detail...read more