Headache and Migraine

Primary Viewpoints Episode 1: COVID-19 Impact on Migraine Management
July 20, 2020

In episode 1 of Primary Viewpoints, migraine specialist Peter McAllister, MD, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted his migraine patients.

COVID-19 and Migraine: Portraits of Patient Impact
July 08, 2020

How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted migraine patients? We asked 3 migraine specialists that question and more.

Migraine with Aura Linked to Increased CVD in Women
June 23, 2020

Incident cardiovascular disease is significantly increased among women with migraine with aura vs migraineurs without aura and those who do not have migraine.

Less Than One-third of Diagnosed Migraine Patients Take Recommended Medications
June 18, 2020

Analysis of data from more than 21 000 migraineurs found that less than 1 in 3 take prescribed acute medications and less than 1 in 5 take prescribed preventive agents.

10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q4 2019
January 09, 2020

Two first-in-class migraine drugs, the first generic version of NuvaRing®, and 7 more fourth quarter FDA-approved drugs for primary care.

First Oral CGRP Blocker FDA-Approved for Migraine in Adults
January 02, 2020

The FDA has approved the first oral CGRP receptor antagonist in pill form for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults.

12 Drugs Approved for Primary Care in 2019
December 12, 2019

ICYMI: Get a quick look at 12 of the many drugs FDA-approved in 2019 for conditions commonly seen in primary care.

Migraines: 6 Things a Neurologist Wants PCPs to Know
December 02, 2019

When a patient presents to their primary care physician with a headache, it's not always diagnosed as the migraine it is. These 6 tips from a neurologist can help.

Migraine Management in Primary Care: 5 SEEDS for Success
November 27, 2019

Five migraine management essentials for PCPs and headache patients are summarized with the mnemonic SEEDS. 

The Menace of Silent Migraine
November 01, 2019

"Typical aura without headache" is a relatively rare headache diagnosis and not easy to make. Three leading headache specialists offer guidance on how to recognize and treat.