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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 on its own within just minutes. Doctors say it’s...
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↗️ This video is about a new form of CGRP-blocking treatment – CGRP-blocking pills – in the works at Biohaven Pharmaceuticals and Allergan. Dr. Peter McAllister of the New England Institute for Neurology & Headache says he’s hoping they will be an option he can offer patients within a year. In clinical trial at New...
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Be honest, do you take your cellphone to bed? Do you check out Instagram or YouTube one more time, or catch up on emails? Today we’re hearing from doctors at NEINH – New England Institute for Neurology & Headache – what we can do to improve our quality of life, cut down on headaches, and...
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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.19.14″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.19.14″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_blurb _builder_version=”3.19.14″ link_option_url=”https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/196554/headache-migraine/cgrp-drugs-how-it-going” url=”https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/196554/headache-migraine/cgrp-drugs-how-it-going” image=”https://mdedge-files-live.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/files/s3fs-public/styles/teaser_opengraph/public/images/article_teasers/capture_39.jpg” /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.19.14″] Dr. McAllister talks the current state of and the future of CGRP as a treatment for Migraine. Click the picture for a video of Dr. McAllister’s talk with Dr. Rapoport at the annual meeting of the Headache Cooperative of New England. They address the...
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While putting together this video blog I was laughing at myself. What a hypocrite! I am anxious to get you these soundbites from doctors outlining exact headache triggers, thinking the information may help you out of a painful cycle… only to realize I’m drinking too much coffee (they spell out exactly how much is too...
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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: “Now you can get it for free” ~...
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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 NEINH. The post Migraine Doctor Q&A on Breakthrough...
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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_video _builder_version=”3.0.72″ src=”https://youtu.be/FX5h935uPIs” image_src=”//i.ytimg.com/vi/FX5h935uPIs/hqdefault.jpg” /][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.72″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] Research!America hosted a webinar on June 12, 2018, focusing on how advances in research have addressed gaps in migraine prevention and treatment, and development of new therapies. Speakers also discuss efforts to improve access to care for migraine patients. Panelists include: Dr. Lisa DeLeonardo,...
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“The World Health Organization says migraine is in the top 10 most disabiling medical conditions on the planet,” says Dr. Peter McAllister, of New England Institute for Neurology & Headache. (Click on above for video.) Which is where the newest weapon in the fight against migraine comes in. This once a month shot, Aimovig,  is...
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Shaken brain, with every hard hit to the head. Even if you don’t get a concussion, a new study in the Journal Brain adds to evidence that’s it’s these high impact hits that lead to CTE – Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Dr. Peter McAllister of the New England Institute for Neurology & Headache says studies are...
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