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Episode 45 – New CGRP Meds, Feverfew for Prevention, Migralepsy on YouTube

10/8/2018
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Hello #pod-ience! In this week’s episode we look at a new #CGRP medication that was just approved by the FDA. Then, we discuss how #feverfew may be incorporated safely into a #migraine treatment plan. We wrap up by highlighting a fellow #migraine warrior who has uploaded some YouTube content that may be of interest to […] The post Episode 45 – New CGRP Meds, Feverfew for Prevention, Migralepsy on YouTube appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:28:30

Episode 044 – Tips for Avoiding Migraine Scams!

9/28/2018
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Hello pod people! In this episode of the pod I give you seven tips to help prevent being duped by any so called ‘natural’ migraine and / or headache treatment or protocol! Please listen to the entire pod before you disagree and please reply to my question of the week by hitting my up on […] The post Episode 044 – Tips for Avoiding Migraine Scams! appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:27:30

Episode 043 – A Quick Update!

8/31/2018
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Hello migraine pod-ience! In this episode I give you a quick update about myself and the status of the podcast! Fear not, more to come soon! Support me on Patreon! Disclaimer: This article was not written or monitored by medical professionals, and is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis […] The post Episode 043 – A Quick Update! appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:14:27

Episode 042 – Trigeminal Neuralgia, Air Quality, and New Migraine Meds

8/1/2018
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Hello migraine pod-ience! In this week’s episode of the podcast, we dive into what Trigeminal Neuralgia is, and how it is similar and different to migraine. We also explore ways that you can mitigate poor air quality if it is a trigger for your migraine. Also, we look at a new migraine medication currently being […] The post Episode 042 – Trigeminal Neuralgia, Air Quality, and New Migraine Meds appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:31:51

Episode 041 – The Opioid Crisis Part 2

7/11/2018
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Hello migraine pod-ience! In this episode we dive back into the opioid crisis to remind ourselves of the many issues surrounding opioids, their usefulness, and the many things that the media, our politicians, and our medical professionals gets wrong. Disclaimer: This article was not written or monitored by medical professionals, and is not intended to be […] The post Episode 041 – The Opioid Crisis Part 2 appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:29:14

Episode 040 – CGRP and Cluster Headaches, New Daily Persistent Headache, and the ICHD-3

6/29/2018
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Hello migraine pod-ience! In this episode of the podcast we look at whether the new CGRP medications could help cluster headache patients. Then we explore what New Daily Persistent Headache is, and how it’s different from migraine and cluster headache. Finally, we look at a fantastic online diagnostic tool known as the ICHD-3. Please remember, […] The post Episode 040 – CGRP and Cluster Headaches, New Daily Persistent Headache, and the ICHD-3 appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:34:03

Episode 039 – More Migraines, New Eye Drops, Financial Costs of Migraine, & CGRP and Canada!

6/16/2018
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Hello migraine podience! In this episode of the pod we dig into how my migraines are progressing. Then, we dive deep into a standard beta blocker that can be administered via eye drops. After that, we look at a recent assessment of how much migraines cost employers and what they can do about it. Then, […] The post Episode 039 – More Migraines, New Eye Drops, Financial Costs of Migraine, & CGRP and Canada! appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:30:55

Episode 038 – CGRP, Sibling Migraine, Self-Care, and Aura

6/7/2018
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Hello migraine podience! In this episode I discuss my sister’s very first experience with migraine. Next, we take a deep dive into the long awaited CGRP medication Aimovig. Then, we talk about self-care when we are not experiencing migraine. Finally, we wrap up with a discussion inspired by a listener discussing his aura experiences. Make sure […] The post Episode 038 – CGRP, Sibling Migraine, Self-Care, and Aura appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:32:08

Episode 037 – Migraine and Evolution, Updated Vocab, and a New Segment!

5/6/2018
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In this episode of the podcast we look at a new potential reason that migraines exist! Then we dive into a new way of thinking about how we talk about migraines. Finally, we add a new segment to the podcast where YOUR comments / questions / stories get shared on the pod! Become a patron […] The post Episode 037 – Migraine and Evolution, Updated Vocab, and a New Segment! appeared first on The Headache Review.

Duration:00:31:09

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