DOES HEADING THE SOCCER BALL HURT THE BRAIN?

This short video shows you the consistency of the brain and how the damage can happen. Dr. Peter McAllister of NEINH – New England Institute for Neurology & Headache –  says new research adds to evidence that heading the soccer ball causes more impact...

MINI STROKE – 5 THINGS TO KNOW

Doctors say a mini stroke usually starts out with a blood clot blocking or reducing blood flow to the brain, just like a major stroke. Only…A mini stroke is temporary by definition. It’s a TIA – transient ischemic attack – in which blood flow returns...

5 RESOLUTIONS FROM DOCTORS – Happy 2019!

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ZERO COST CGRP MIGRAINE TREATMENT!?#

If you’re a frequent migraine sufferer and find yourself reaching for medication to stem the pain and nausea often, your doctor probably brought up the option of taking one of the new CGRP blockers. If the cost of it scared you off at first, listen to this:...

3 THINGS ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S RIGHT NOW

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Migraine Doctor Q&A on Breakthrough Treatment

Many doctors see CGRP blockers, a whole new type of treatment for migraine, as a treatment breakthrough. So you can bet migraine patients have questions.  They had a chance to ask about CGRP blocking drugs at a recent Migraine & Me talk by Dr. Peter McAllister of...