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Episode 036 – Migraine Vengeance, June 21st, & Better Journaling

4/23/2018
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Hello migraine pod-people! In this episode of the podcast I discuss how my migraine frequency has gone back to ‘normal’ levels after being off of the muscle relaxer for just over a week now. After that, we take a look at a very awesome migraine advocacy day coming up in June and how you can […] The post Episode 036 – Migraine Vengeance, June 21st, & Better Journaling appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:16:52

Episode 035 – Massage for Migraine, World Summit, and Ginger

4/4/2018
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Hello migraine pod-ience! In this episode of the podcast, I explain how I was recently promised that my migraines would be CURED by a few massage appointments. Next, we talk about the very exciting Migraine World Summit which is coming up in the next few weeks. Finally, we discuss the potential abortive properties of the […] The post Episode 035 – Massage for Migraine, World Summit, and Ginger appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:25:57

Episode 034 – Migraine Pain, Fentanyl, and Daith Piercings

3/15/2018
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Hello pod people! In this week’s edition of the podcast, I give you a positive update about my migraine pain. Then, we take a critical look at a specific way in which the opioid crisis is being covered by the media, and why it’s problematic. Then, we examine daith piercings: why do people get them? […] The post Episode 034 – Migraine Pain, Fentanyl, and Daith Piercings appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:25:44

Episode 033 – Sleeping Better, Migraine Pain and Child Birth, and Melatonin

2/26/2018
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Hello pod people! In this week’s podcast we talk about how the muscle relaxer has been helping me sleep and pain. After that we examine a recent survey that was released which attempts to help non-migraine sufferers understand the pain we face. Then we examine a supplement known as melatonin and why you may want […] The post Episode 033 – Sleeping Better, Migraine Pain and Child Birth, and Melatonin appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:26:54

Podcast Episode 032 – New Medication, Headache and Back Pain, and When To Get An MRI

2/14/2018
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Hello pod people! In this week’s episode I discuss my new medication! Then we dive into a recent study attempting to examine a correlation between episodic / chronic headache and lower back pain. Finally, we discuss some tips on when to push for an MRI, and when it probably isn’t justified. If you like this […] The post Podcast Episode 032 – New Medication, Headache and Back Pain, and When To Get An MRI appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:23:29

Episode 031 – No More Trokendi, Miles for Migraine, and Why We’re Tired

2/4/2018
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Hello pod-ience! In this week’s (late) episode I explain what side effects I am experiencing from the Trokendi I am taking and why I am going off of it. Then, we head over to Arizona to explore a unique and awesome migraine research fundraiser that will get your blood pumping. Finally, we look at a […] The post Episode 031 – No More Trokendi, Miles for Migraine, and Why We’re Tired appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:22:39

Episode 030 – Pod Schedule, Predictive Migraine Modeling, and MigraineX

1/21/2018
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Hello pod-ience! In this week’s episode of the podcast, I discuss some of my struggles the last couple of weeks with my own migraines. After that, we dive into a study that examines whether or not a particular computer simulation can accurately predict when you’re migraines are going to occur. Finally, we discuss the […] The post Episode 030 – Pod Schedule, Predictive Migraine Modeling, and MigraineX appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:24:11

Episode 029 – Trokendi Update, Ohio Medicaid, and Butterbur!

1/5/2018
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Hello pod people! In this week’s pod I explain where I am with my Trokendi Rx and what my neurologist wants to do moving forward. Additionally, we look into a change for Ohio’s medicaid that directly affects migraine patients. Additionally, we explore the somewhat confusing topic of butterbur as a supplement for migraine reductions. Make […] The post Episode 029 – Trokendi Update, Ohio Medicaid, and Butterbur! appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:25:14

Episode 028 – Off To The ER, Essential Oils, and Holiday Tips!

12/21/2017
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Hello pod-ience! In this #pod I talk about my #pain filled week. Then we discuss how essential #oils can help reduce #migraine #pain when you’re in the midst of an attack. Finally, we close with tips for avoiding #migraines over the #holidays. Search for me on #socialmedia under the name The Migraine Guy. Please remember […] The post Episode 028 – Off To The ER, Essential Oils, and Holiday Tips! appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:25:44

Episode 027 – The Opioid Crisis and Chronic Pain

12/16/2017
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Hello #pod people! In this #podcast we go deep into the #opioid crisis and examine how reactions to it can harm not only #migraine sufferers, but also #chronic #pain sufferers more generally. This is a very difficult topic to get clear information on, so if you think I missed something then PLEASE link me an […] The post Episode 027 – The Opioid Crisis and Chronic Pain appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:30:45

Episode 026 – Medication Coupon, Botox Predictors, & Pain Catastrophizing

12/7/2017
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Hello pod-ience! In this week’s pod I discuss the coupon I used to REDUCE my medication’s cost since insurance wasn’t going to cover a dime! Then we look at a study examining if any factors can predict whether or not you will see migraine relief from Botox injections. Finally, we discuss the difficult topic of […] The post Episode 026 – Medication Coupon, Botox Predictors, & Pain Catastrophizing appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:28:11

Episode 025 – Stupid Insurance, Sodium and MRIs, and 7 Tips to Lower Medical Costs

11/30/2017
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Hey pod-ience! In this episode of the pod I let ya know about the medication my doctor prescribed and why my insurance denied coverage! Also, we look into a study linking higher sodium levels with migraine concurrence. Finally, we dive into 7 tips you can implement to lower medical costs, and how you can prevent […] The post Episode 025 – Stupid Insurance, Sodium and MRIs, and 7 Tips to Lower Medical Costs appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:29:25

Episode 024 – Pain Scale, HIIT Exercise, and Better Sleep Tips!

11/18/2017
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Hello migraine pod-people! In this podcast I discuss why this week’s pod took me 2 extra days to upload. Spoiler: I had 2 days of level 7 migraines. Also, we dig into some of the benefits of High Intensity Interval Training (aka HIIT exercise) and how they can reduce your monthly migraine days. Finally, we […] The post Episode 024 – Pain Scale, HIIT Exercise, and Better Sleep Tips! appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:23:37

Episode 023 – Insomnia, Psychological Trauma, and Daylight Savings Tip!

11/10/2017
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Hello pod people! In this week’s episode of The Migraine Guy Podcast, we look at my sleep patterns this last week. Spoiler alert: they’re not good! Also, we delve into past psychological traumas and how those are correlated with a higher likelihood of experiencing migraines later in life. More importantly, we discuss what you can […] The post Episode 023 – Insomnia, Psychological Trauma, and Daylight Savings Tip! appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:19:38

Episode 022 – Light Sensitivity, Photophobia and Emotions, and Magnesium Advice

11/2/2017
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Hello podience! In this week’s pod we chat about my last week of migraine attacks, and how my light sensitivity has been adjusted for. After that, we look at a recent study which continues to support the claim that the blue wavelength of light is a common source of exacerbation for migraine sufferers, and that […] The post Episode 022 – Light Sensitivity, Photophobia and Emotions, and Magnesium Advice appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:27:56

Episode 021 – Lots of pain, Self-defense, and Acupuncture

10/26/2017
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What’s up pod-ience! In this week’s edition of the pod we talk about my last migraine week, oxidation, and acupuncture! I had a lot of pain this last week, but also had a funny phone call. A new theory is out about the role of migraine as a self-defense – yes, DEFENSE – mechanism for […] The post Episode 021 – Lots of pain, Self-defense, and Acupuncture appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:20:02

Episode 020 – Depression, Cefaly, and Ice Therapy

10/19/2017
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Hey pod-ience! In this episode of the podcast we discuss my migraine history over the last week. Nothing very notable, but I am testing a new competitor to the Cefaly device. If you aren’t familiar with the Cefaly, or neuro-modulation in general, I give a brief overview. In migraine news this week there was something […] The post Episode 020 – Depression, Cefaly, and Ice Therapy appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:19:20

Episode 019 – Occipital Nerve Stimulation, Botox, and Sumatriptan Nasal Spray

10/12/2017
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Hey pod-ience! In this week’s episode of the pod we discuss my migraine history from this last week and some of the new medications my doctor said we could try if Trokendi doesn’t work. Do you have experience with Zonisamide, Tizanidine, or Botox? Let me know! We also discuss some very interesting studies that explore Occipital Nerve […] The post Episode 019 – Occipital Nerve Stimulation, Botox, and Sumatriptan Nasal Spray appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:25:00

Episode 018 – Ketones, Heart Disease, and Topamax

10/5/2017
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Hey pod people! In this podcast I give you a bit of an update on my migraines and why I’m considering going back on Topamax. What do you think – should I do it? Why or why not? Also, we talk about a recent study discussed by the 18th Congress of The International Headache Society. […] The post Episode 018 – Ketones, Heart Disease, and Topamax appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:30:44

Episode 017 – Paleo, Diet Tracking, and Migraines. An Interview with Caroline Alvo

9/28/2017
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Hey pod people! In this week’s pod we continue the interview started last week with Caroline Alvo of AlvoWellness.com. We discuss a lot in this pod with topics ranging from what a paleo diet is and if you should try it, tips for new diet implementation, and new discussion points to include in your next […] The post Episode 017 – Paleo, Diet Tracking, and Migraines. An Interview with Caroline Alvo appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:22:58

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