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Headache Specialists from the UK charity National Migraine Centre discuss everything migraine and headache related. This podcast is set up to help give support and advice to those suffering with this largely misunderstood condition. Throughout this podcast you will hear from guest speakers and experts in the medical field, as well as from migraineurs themselves sharing their experiences. Send us your questions or any comments to info@nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk. *** Heads Up artwork by Abi Stevens (www.abistevens.com)

Headache Specialists from the UK charity National Migraine Centre discuss everything migraine and headache related. This podcast is set up to help give support and advice to those suffering with this largely misunderstood condition. Throughout this podcast you will hear from guest speakers and experts in the medical field, as well as from migraineurs themselves sharing their experiences. Send us your questions or any comments to info@nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk. *** Heads Up artwork by Abi Stevens (www.abistevens.com)

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Headache Specialists from the UK charity National Migraine Centre discuss everything migraine and headache related. This podcast is set up to help give support and advice to those suffering with this largely misunderstood condition. Throughout this podcast you will hear from guest speakers and experts in the medical field, as well as from migraineurs themselves sharing their experiences. Send us your questions or any comments to info@nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk. *** Heads Up artwork by Abi Stevens (www.abistevens.com)

Language:

English

Contact:

02072513322


Episodes

Festive Season Special 2020

12/21/2020
This is the Festive Special Episode of our Heads Up Podcast. Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe are joined by Dr Nazeli Manukyan and Emeritus Professor Paul Booton looking back at 2020 and how it's been for the migraine community. This is the last episode of Series 3. We will be back next year for Series 4. We wish all our listeners a relaxing and enjoyable Festive Break and a Happy New Year! If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our next series...

Duration:00:58:39

Migraine, Exercise and Posture

12/13/2020
Headache Specialists Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss the importance of exercise for migraine. The episode also features Beth Francis and Andy Clark discussing sharing their experience of cold water swimming for migraine. Here are some of the helpful links mentioned in the podcast: NICE guidance on physical activity: ...

Duration:01:33:21

Migraine and Work

11/29/2020
Nearly 86 million equivalent work days are lost due to migraine related presenteeism and absenteeism. This episode hosted by headache specialist Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe featuring Gemma Jolly (Information and Support Services Manager) and Helen Balami (Advocacy Officer) from Migraine Trust discusses various support options that are available for people who suffer with migraine or primary headaches for managing the condition at work. The episode also highlights how employers can...

Duration:01:00:41

Men and Migraine

11/15/2020
It's 'MOVEMBER' time to raise awareness and discuss Men's Health. Dr Katy Munro, Dr Richard Wood and Emeritus Professor Paul Booton discuss 'Men and Migraine' in the latest episode of our Heads Up podcast. For more information on mental health: https://uk.movember.com/mens-health/mental-health https://www.samaritans.org/ https://www.papyrus-uk.org/ http://tasc-uk.org/resources/u-can-cope/ http://www.mensmindsmatter.org/ If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like...

Duration:01:23:38

Migraine and Self Management Strategies

11/1/2020
Dr Katy Munro discusses 'Migraine and Self Management Strategies' in the latest episode of our Heads Up podcast, with special guests Dr Sophie Mitchell, Clinical Psychologist at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square London and Anne-Marie Logan, Consultant Physiotherapist in Headache at St George's University Hospital and Pre-doctoral fellow with NIHR. Useful Links: https://www.paintoolkit.org/ If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us...

Duration:01:46:09

Taking Your Migraine To University

10/18/2020
Dr Jessica Briscoe and Emeritus Professor Paul Booton discuss 'Taking your Migraine to University' in the latest episode of our Heads Up podcast. Know more about: If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our future episodes email: info@nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk. WE ARE A CHARITY. Please help us keep going in the following ways: Donate to help us continue to release new episodes: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fund/headsup Subscribe!

Duration:01:23:27

Facial Pain: Migraine, Trigeminal Neuralgia and more

10/4/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss 'Facial Pain: Migraine, Trigeminal Neuralgia and more' in the latest episode of our Heads Up podcast, with special guest consultant neurologist Dr Giorgio Lambru. For more information: https://fpa-support.org/learn/https://www.tna.org.uk/ If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our future episodes email: info@nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk. WE ARE A CHARITY. Please help us keep going in the following...

Duration:01:02:44

Migraine in Midlife and Beyond

9/20/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss 'Migraine in Midlife and Beyond' in the latest episode of our Heads Up podcast. Also listen to one of our patient sharing their experience in this episode. For more information on health advice in midlife: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/https://www.independentage.org/get-advice/healthhttps://bit.ly/3kwzMms If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our future episodes email:...

Duration:00:59:52

Sleep, Migraine and Cluster Headache

9/6/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss 'Sleep, Migraine and Cluster Headache' in the latest episode of our Heads Up podcast, with special guests Dr Alexander Nesbitt, consultant neurologist and sleep physician, and Dr David O’Regan, consultant psychiatrist and sleep physician. For more information: https://britishsnoring.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIg7-V2YbU6wIVNYBQBh11TAYxEAAYASAAEgKKO_D_BwEhttps://sleepcouncil.org.uk/ If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us...

Duration:01:08:30

Hemiplegic and Retinal Migraine

8/23/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss hemiplegic and retinal migraine. Also listen to patient stories of their experiences in this first episode of Series 3. For more information: https://www.nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk/migraine-and-headaches/migraine-and-headache-factsheets/hemiplegic-migraine-an-overview/ https://www.stroke.org.uk/sites/default/files/migraine_and_stroke.pdfhttps://www.nhs.uk/conditions/retinal-migraine/...

Duration:00:42:00

Migraine Prevention: Neuromodulation Devices

5/24/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss neuromodulation devices for the prevention of migraine. Expert advice from special guest, Dr Anna Andreou. For more information on migraine please head to the National Migraine Centre's website: www.nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our future episodes email: info@nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk. WE ARE A CHARITY. Please help us keep going in the following ways: Donate to...

Duration:00:43:52

Migraine and COVID-19

5/10/2020
Dr Munro and Dr Briscoe discuss migraine management during the COVID-19 pandemic. What triggers should you look out for? What medications can you take? What can be done for Cluster Headache management? Further information and resources can be found...

Duration:00:51:30

Migraine Prevention: Anti-CGRP Injections

4/26/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss the anti-CGRP injections used for the prevention of migraine. National Migraine Centre patients discuss their experiences using Ajovy and Aimovig. Further information and resources can be found here: www.bash.org.uk/guidelines/ www.nice.org.uk/guidance/indevelopment/gid-ta10339 www.sign.ac.uk/sign-155-migraine If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our future episodes email:...

Duration:00:58:41

Migraine Care Around the World

4/12/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss migraine treatment around the world. They are joined by Drs David Kernick, David Watson, Richard Wood, Louise Rusk and Pyari Bose and Angie Glaser. Please note this episode was recorded before the Covid-19 restrictions were in place. Ajovy is now NICE approved in the rest of the UK, but won't be available on NHS till after lockdown ends. Further information and resources can be found...

Duration:01:21:50

CSF Leaks

3/29/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss CSF Leaks. A patient and advocate discusses her experience of a CSF Leak and Clare Joy, Trustee of the CSF Leak Association talks about their charity and how they can help. Further information and resources can be found here: https://www.csfleak.info/ https://www.csfleak.info/resources/ If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our future episodes email: info@nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk. WE ARE A...

Duration:01:40:16

Migraine in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

3/16/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss migraine in pregnancy and breastfeeding. A patient discusses her experience of migraine in pregnancy. Does migraine get better or worse in pregnancy? What treatment options are available? Is there any supplements that could help? Learn all in this episode. Further information can be found...

Duration:00:26:36

Migraine Prevention: Injection Therapies

3/1/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss injection therapies used for migraine prevention with special guest, Headache Specialist Dr Naz Manukyan. Learn more about Greater Occipital Nerve Block and Botox for migraine. Find out what these injection therapies are, how they are administered and how they work. Also hear a patient story on their experience trying both of these therapies. GON Block Factsheet: https://bit.ly/2uDe6Rg Botox Factsheet: https://bit.ly/3cjUkuW If you have any...

Duration:00:40:39

Cluster Headache

2/16/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss Cluster Headache with special guest Professor Paul Booton. What is Cluster Headache? How does it differ from migraine and what treatment options are available for this extremely painful condition? Find out all in this episode. Val Hobbs, trustee of the Organisation for the Understanding of Cluster Headache, shares her experiences and discusses the services OUCH provides for Cluster Headache sufferers. https://ouchuk.org/ If you have any...

Duration:01:03:30

Migraine: Past, Present and Future

2/2/2020
Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe speak with Dr Mark Weatherall, Dr Katherine Foxhall and Iszi Lawrence on the past, present and future of migraine. Learn what unusual migraine treatments were used in the past, what options are available currently and what the future holds for migraine. Also hear how attitudes have changed towards migraine over the years. If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our future episodes email:...

Duration:01:33:59

Hormones and Migraine

1/19/2020
For the 1st episode of Series 2 Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe speak with Professor Anne MacGregor about everything related to hormones and migraine. Learn about changes at puberty, contraception, menstrual vs menstrually-related migraine, the peri-menopause, the menopause and more. For additional information see The British Menopause Society website: https://thebms.org.uk/ If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our next series email:...

Duration:01:25:40