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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 the term used within the medical...

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 by widespread musculoskeletal pain along with...

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 Mother.  While migraine disease runs in...

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 International Headache Society includes the phrase...

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 with cluster have used hand-me-down treatments...

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 lives upside down in the last...

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 during times of hormonal shifts: puberty,...

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 decades, with new classes of preventive...

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 mortality rates.  It is measured more...

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 have made great strides. If anything...

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 me because that allows a newness...

Remembering Melissa: A Young Life Stolen By Migraine

A Disease Passed Down I myself have always had migraines as did my mom and my maternal grandma. Back then they were just bad headaches where you took Tylenol and laid down...