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How to Talk With Your Doctor About Migraine

How to Talk With Your Doctor About Migraine Have you ever visited your doctor and left feeling like you didn’t get the answers you were hoping...

Medication Overuse Headache

Medication Overuse Headache While we as a community prefer the term “Medication Adaptation Headache”, “Medication Overuse Headache” is used in this article as it is still...

Strong As A Mother: Melissa Piercey Fights For Better Care and More Compassion For Her Daughter

AMD knows moms are strong. Through a series of verbal and written interviews, Melissa Piercey shares her migraine story, showcasing why she is Strong As A...

My Migraine Story: From Fear to Freedom

My Migraine Story: From Fear to Freedom I am a 41-year old woman living in sunny California, with a wonderful family and a great job. Sounds...

How Does Medicare Cover Migraine?

How Does Medicare Cover Migraine? Migraine affects nearly 40 million people in the United States. Though it most commonly affects those aged 18-44, there are many...

Intentional Avoidance of Physical Activity

Dr. Samantha Farris (Rutgers University) & Dr. Dale Bond (The Miriam Hospital/Alpert Medical School of Brown University) Scientific evidence supports the positive role of physical activity...

Why Try CCBT for Migraine?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychological approach to managing headaches and migraine. The reason that people with headaches and migraine see a psychologist is not because...

Migraine Solidarity Day – June 21

You may already know that migraine disease is more common than Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and multiple sclerosis combined.  And despite that fact, it receives...

Migraine Awareness Month 2017

June 2017 marks National Migraine Awareness Month (#MHAM). This month long series of events promotes education, collaboration and general consciousness enhancing regarding the neurological affliction, migraine...

Migraine Advocacy Update

This February witnessed the tenth anniversary of "Headache on the Hill", the highly successful annual advocacy event, sponsored by the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy (AHDA),...

Migraine and Epilepsy

"Epilepsy is more than a seizure. It's a life changing and threatening condition affecting the person and their families terribly." (Julie Clark, Scotland, UK, 2017)    We can easily...

Vestibular Migraine

The Vestibular Migraine Mystery    The medical community is just now waking up to the high prevalence of vestibular migraine (VM). Current estimates vary but VM...