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Did You Develop Headaches from PPE? You Are Not Alone

Health care workers have been our heroes caring for patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but research shows they may be at risk for personal protective equipment...
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We’re Making Great Headway in the Migraine Field, Let’s Continue the Momentum for Vestibular Migraine

I spent most of my life with chronic daily migraine undiagnosed and untreated. I often find myself wondering: what if my migraine and chronic pain history...
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Recapping 2021 and Welcoming the New Year

It is hard to believe another year has come and gone. Every year when we write this update we are in awe of how much progress...
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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 that our genes make us susceptible to...
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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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