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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) The Heads Up podcast is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to medical advice on which you should rely or to advocate or recommend the purchase of any product or to endorse or guarantee the credentials or appropriateness of any health care provider. The National Migraine Centre is not responsible for the views of those featured on this podcast and does not endorse, approve, or certify their recommendations or opinions, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. No material within this podcast is intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of information provided in this podcast. Do not begin a new medical regimen, or ignore the advice of a medical professional, as a result of information expressed in this podcast, this website or from any of the sources of information to which we may link. By accessing this podcast, you acknowledge that the National Migraine Centre makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this podcast. Any hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience & information only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them.

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) The Heads Up podcast is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to medical advice on which you should rely or to advocate or recommend the purchase of any product or to endorse or guarantee the credentials or appropriateness of any health care provider. The National Migraine Centre is not responsible for the views of those featured on this podcast and does not endorse, approve, or certify their recommendations or opinions, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. No material within this podcast is intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of information provided in this podcast. Do not begin a new medical regimen, or ignore the advice of a medical professional, as a result of information expressed in this podcast, this website or from any of the sources of information to which we may link. By accessing this podcast, you acknowledge that the National Migraine Centre makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this podcast. Any hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience & information only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them.

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United Kingdom

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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) The Heads Up podcast is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to medical advice on which you should rely or to advocate or recommend the purchase of any product or to endorse or guarantee the credentials or appropriateness of any health care provider. The National Migraine Centre is not responsible for the views of those featured on this podcast and does not endorse, approve, or certify their recommendations or opinions, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. No material within this podcast is intended to be a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of information provided in this podcast. Do not begin a new medical regimen, or ignore the advice of a medical professional, as a result of information expressed in this podcast, this website or from any of the sources of information to which we may link. By accessing this podcast, you acknowledge that the National Migraine Centre makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in this podcast. Any hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience & information only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them.

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English

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Episodes

Festive Edition: Chronic Migraine and Us

12/15/2021
The last episode of Heads Up Podcast Series 4 is a festive edition featuring Headache Specialist and host Dr Katy Munro and four migraine warriors Lily, Amy, Jessica, and Abi discussing living life with chronic pain, and some tips on managing the condition during this festive time. Follow the journeys of our guest migraine warriors: WE NEED YOUR HELP! This year, we have faced devastating financial losses as the terrible impact of the pandemic has hurt us. Our income has collapsed and,...

Duration:01:00:18

Migraine & Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)

11/18/2021
Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) is a condition that impacts children and adults. In this episode featuring our guest, Dr Bethan Myers, Consultant Haematologist at University Hospitals, Leicester, and host Headache Specialist Dr Katy Munro discusses the impact of MCAS on people with migraine. In the last segment of the episode, Anna shares her struggle with MCAS and migraine. The episode discusses: Useful...

Duration:01:13:06

Ponytail Headaches, Sex Headaches and other primary headaches

10/14/2021
Have you ever got a headache after eating a large scoop of ice cream? There are a number of other primary headaches and this episode is all about these different headaches. Our hosts Headache Specialists Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss cough headaches, sex headaches, ponytail headaches, new daily persistent headaches, ice-cream headaches, and many more in this episode. Some useful links: https://ichd-3.org/other-primary-headache-disorders/https://www.bash.org.uk/ Heads Up...

Duration:00:39:40

Perimenopause and Menopause Migraine

9/8/2021
This Migraine Awareness week, we have our host Headache Specialist GP Dr Katy Munro with GP & Menopause Specialist Dr Louise Newson discussing migraine during perimenopause and menopause. This episode features discussions on hormonal changes and its impact and use of HRT for women with migraine. Stay tuned till the end to hear Marissa's migraine experience during the perimenopause phase and the treatments that helped her. For more information: https://www.menopausedoctor.co.uk/ We are a...

Duration:01:11:42

Special Episode: Managing your Migraine

8/25/2021
This special episode features Headache Specialist Dr. Katy Munro and Lydia Yadi, Senior Commissioning Editor, Penguin Business discussing the book Managing your Migraine, as part of the Penguin Life Expert Series, the motivations behind this comprehensive guide for people with migraine. Know more about the book and other health titles that will be coming soon as part of the Penguin Life Expert series. Managing Your Migraine is the practical go-to guide for understanding migraine. Dr Munro...

Duration:00:14:39

Chronic Pain and Migraine

8/11/2021
This episode features our host Headache Specialist Dr Katy Munro and guests from Flippin' Pain Team, Prof Cormac Ryan, Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation at Teesside University, and physiotherapist, Felicity Thow discussing chronic pain, its impact, and management. Did you know? 30-50% of people in the UK live with persistent pain which negatively impacts their physical and mental health, social and home lives, and the ability to stay at work. To know more about the Flippin' Pain...

Duration:01:03:39

Migraine and Acupuncture Part 2

7/21/2021
This is part two of our Migraine and Acupuncture episode featuring headache specialist Dr Katy Munro and special guest Dr Mike Cummings, Medical Director of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. For more information on acupuncture for migraine see the links: https://www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk/https://acupuncture.org.uk/ Our host, Headache Specialist Dr Katy Munro's book 'Managing your Migraine' part of Penguin Life Series is releasing on 26th August. The book is available to...

Duration:00:29:21

Migraine and Acupuncture Part 1

7/14/2021
This is the first part of this two-part episode. Part two will be out next week featuring Dr Katy Munro and special guest Dr Mike Cummings, Medical Director of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. Our hosts Headache Specialist Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe discuss various evidence-based holistic treatments for the management of migraine. We are also joined by acupuncturist Nicola Court who talks about acupuncture therapy for migraine patients and shares her experiences. A...

Duration:01:07:29

Vestibular Migraine, Ménière's disease & dizziness with Dr Shin Beh

6/16/2021
This episode features our host Headache Specialist Dr Katy Munro and guest Dr Shin Beh, the founding Director of UT Southwestern’s Vestibular Neurology and Neuro-Visual Disorders Clinic (Dallas, Texas, US). Together they discuss: For more information read Dr Beh's book: "Victory over Vestibular Migraine: the action plan for healing & getting your life back." If you have any questions/comments or any topics you would like us to cover in our future episodes email:...

Duration:01:03:14

Headaches during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

5/19/2021
We are back with Season 4! This episode features our host Headache Specialist Dr Katy Munro and guest Dr Pooja Dassan, a Consultant Neurologist at Imperial College Healthcare Trust with expertise in obstetric neurology, discussing different types of primary and secondary headaches and their management during pregnancy and breastfeeding. For more information on medications you can take during pregnancy and breastfeeding visit https://www.medicinesinpregnancy.org/About-Us/ For more...

Duration:00:43:03

Teaser- Season 4

5/17/2021
Heads Up Podcast Season 4 Teaser is here. Our hosts Headache Specialists Dr Katy Munro and Dr Jessica Briscoe are back with an educational and exciting season 4. Send us your questions or any comments to info@nationalmigrainecentre.org.uk. WAYS TO HELP THE PODCAST Subscribe! Spread the word via social...

Duration:00:13:31

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: www.justgiving.com/campaign/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