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STOP LETTING YOUR CHRONIC MIGRAINE AND CHRONIC PAIN DEFINE YOU AND YOUR BRAIN PLASTICITY.

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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,...

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) HEADACHE, COVID-19 HEADACHE TREATMENT, AND WHY YOUR MIGRAINES ARE WORSE WITHOUT EVEN BEING INFECTED.

Posted by on 1:23 am in Headache Disorders, Migraine, Migraine Treatments | Comments Off on 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...

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WHEN TO SEE A HEADACHE SPECIALIST AND HOW TO PREPARE TO GET THE MOST FROM THE APPOINTMENT.

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Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:40 am    WHEN 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,...

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AIMOVIG vs. AJOVY vs. EMGALITY vs. VYEPTI. BATTLE OF THE CGRP MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY ANTAGONISTS; WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES AND WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU?

Posted by on 1:16 pm in Migraine Treatments | Comments Off on 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 December 3rd, 2021 at 07:25 amAIMOVIG 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 peptide)...

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BEST HEADACHE AND MIGRAINE PREVENTION MEDICATIONS AND TREATMENTS, WHEN YOU SHOULD START ONE, AND WHEN YOU SHOULD STOP IT.

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Last updated on December 3rd, 2021 at 07:29 am    BEST 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...

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CEFALY vs. NERIVIO vs. GAMMACORE vs. SPRING TMS. NEUROMODULATORY DEVICES FOR MIGRAINE AND CLUSTER HEADACHE: WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES AND WHICH IS BEST?

Posted by on 8:32 pm in Migraine Treatments | Comments Off on 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 October 6th, 2021 at 05:55 pmCEFALY 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 (as needed) and preventive medications...

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VISUAL SNOW, MIGRAINE AND STROKE RISK, PERSISTENT MIGRAINE AURA, AND WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW.

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VISUAL SNOW, MIGRAINE AND STROKE RISK, PERSISTENT MIGRAINE AURA, AND WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW.

Last updated on November 23rd, 2021 at 08:53 pmVISUAL SNOW, MIGRAINE AND STROKE RISK, PERSISTENT MIGRAINE AURA, 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...

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA (CANNABIS) FOR MIGRAINE, HEADACHE AND PAIN. A CRASH COURSE OF EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW.

Posted by on 1:07 am in Headache Disorders, Migraine, Migraine Treatments, Uncategorized | Comments Off on MEDICAL MARIJUANA (CANNABIS) FOR MIGRAINE, HEADACHE AND PAIN. A CRASH COURSE OF EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW.

Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:39 amMEDICAL 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...

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MENSTRUAL MIGRAINE TREATMENT TIPS AND CONTRACEPTION STROKE RISK

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Last updated on September 17th, 2021 at 06:39 am      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...

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NATURAL MIGRAINE TREATMENT FOR PREVENTION WITH VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS. WHICH ARE BEST?

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Last updated on October 1st, 2021 at 01:32 pmNATURAL MIGRAINE TREATMENT FOR PREVENTION WITH VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS. WHICH ARE BEST? @Neuralgroover Worldwide, migraine affects more than 10-12% of the population, with approximately 1 billion migraineurs estimated worldwide.1 It is estimated that there are 39 million migraineurs in the US, accounting for 12% of the US population. Migraine affects 18% of women and 6% of men2,3. Nearly 25% of U.S. households include someone with migraine. In 2016, migraine was determined to be the 2nd leading...

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