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Solving the Migraine Puzzle with Genetic Science

Solving the Migraine Puzzle with Genetic Science We’ve known for generations that migraine disease tends to run in families, but we haven’t understood all the ways...
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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...
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The Link Between Migraine and Fibromyalgia

The Link Between Migraine and Fibromyalgia Migraine disease and fibromyalgia are both chronic pain disorders. Each condition is quite debilitating on its own. Fibromyalgia is characterized...
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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...
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To Exercise or Not to Exercise? The Migraine Paradox

To Exercise or Not to Exercise? The Migraine Paradox Few things are as confusing as the relationship between exercise and migraine. Migraine as defined by the...
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Preventing Episodic Cluster Headaches with Emgality® or Psychedelics: What You Need to Know

Preventing Episodic Cluster Headaches with Emgality® or Psychedelics: What You Need to Know Preventive treatments for cluster headaches are often hit or miss. For decades, people...
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Migraine and Covid-19: What We Know So Far

Migraine and Covid-19: What We Know So Far The Covid-19 pandemic has taken more than two million lives worldwide, sickened over 100 million,¹ and turned billions of...
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Hormones, Menstrual Migraine & Treatment Protocols

Hormones, Menstrual Migraine & Treatment Protocols The link between hormones and migraine disease is undeniably strong. The neurological disorder predominantly affects women of childbearing age, particularly...
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Migraine Treatment Developments On the Horizon in 2021

Migraine Treatment Developments On the Horizon in 2021 People with migraine disease have seen more positive developments in the last three years than we’ve seen in...
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AMD Annual Report & Message from the President

We know that migraine is a different type of neurological disease.  It is one where success is not necessarily measured by finding a cure or decreasing...
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AMD’s Year in Review: Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021

  In spite of COVID-19 and its impact on many of our programs, we have continued to focus our efforts on a variety of initiatives and...
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Meet Alexes: An Inspiring Woman Living With Hemiplegic Migraine

Meet Alexes My name is Alexes and I live with migraine disease.  Every day I learn something new about myself and thankfully my short-term memory fails...