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🔼 This video ☯️☮️💟 is all about feeling better. This is the kind of thing that could make you want to wait for doctors! If you’ve ever had a chair massage you know they can hit the spot, especially when they’re free. This is what’s going on at the New England Institute for Neurology &...
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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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[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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“It was like an ice pick was right in my head, the pain was unbelievable,” says Margie Bliga Margie Bliga says she’s been hit with migraine headaches almost every day for 24 years. And she’s not the only one. Dr. Peter McAllister, of New England Institute for Neurology & Headache says, “Chronic migraine, 15 or...
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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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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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At medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut, you can get cannabis infused lollipops, pot brownies, or a plain old pill bottle of the dried herb for smoking… if you have a prescription… and if your medical condition is on the “eligible” list. The board of doctors in Connecticut who decide on the list recently gave the...
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