Aimovig (erenumab) for migraine

I have posted about the CGRP blocking medication research in the past: CGRP: New frontiers in migraine prevention "CGRP targeted treatment is the first migraine preventative for migraines ever. Ever. The research suggests targeting calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), a protein that helps with triggering,¬†sending, and heightening sensitivity to the migraine pain, can help improve migraine … Continue reading Aimovig (erenumab) for migraine

CGRP: new frontiers in migraine prevention

  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

Topamax, weight loss, and food apathy

Weight loss is one of the more attractive potential side effects to Topamax but not one everyone has. The first time I was on the medication I did not have it and I believe it was because there was no change at all to my eating habits... which was good, my weight was perfectly fine … Continue reading Topamax, weight loss, and food apathy