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
So the most effective tool against a migraine in progress is a triptan. It just is. But not everyone can take them. And for some people, they actually don't do a thing. But for those of us that they actually do work for and can take them they are the most effective tool. If you … Continue reading Triptans for migraine: Yay! and Boo!
Discussion with Dr. Goadsby about new migraine research and treatments both preventatively and acutely on the horizon.
I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. TheraSpecs are divine on the eyes for migraine and fibromyalgia photophobia. I absolutely, fundamentally … Continue reading Review: TheraSpecs for migraine
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
"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