There has been some interesting research on light, photophobia, and migraines. We all know about the intensity light has. How painful it is. How we will do almost anything to hide from it with an attack. There may be more reasons for this than we initially thought. The new study by researchers at Beth Israel … Continue reading Light and migraines
Discussion with Dr. Goadsby about new migraine research and treatments both preventatively and acutely on the horizon.
So I have had a great deal of luck with the Oska Pulse and migraine intensity and some frequency. And recently there has been some research out on other migraine external stimulation devices. Clearly I am sold on them. I wish I had known about the Oska Pulse a long time ago, but maybe it … Continue reading Migraines, cluster headaches, and external stimulation devices
Previous post on CGRP. I am personally quite excited about this research. The studies have been large and plentiful and the results significant. I am also a preventative non-responder, so something different, for migraines specifically, gives me hope. And you can't beat a little hope, can you? I have heard a projected timeline for … Continue reading CGRP: new frontiers in migraine prevention
"A new comparative study shows that, in patients who visit the emergency department for acute migraine treatment, prochorperazine is more effective than the opioid drug, hydromorphone. The difference was so substantial that the trial was halted early. " AHS “Hydromorphone is given in about 25% of all emergency department visits for acute migraine. However, it’s well … Continue reading Prochlorperazine is More Effective than the Opioid Hydromorphone for Acute Migraine
Remember the days when your neurologist would tell you to lose weight due to your migraines... after years of preventative treatments that caused the weight gain in the first place? Good times. Because obesity was a risk factor for migraine and migraine chronicfication. Well, now underweight is added to the list. So what you are … Continue reading Weight risk and migraine