Vitamins and supplements: can we trust that the content is what is advertised?
Complementary and integrative medicine for migraine prevention is an important area of interest for migraine doctors and migraine sufferers alike. There is evidence (Grade B, C) that certain minerals and supplements such as Magnesium, Riboflavin, and Coenzyme Q10 may be helpful in the prevention of…
NEW RESEARCH: Forget the ketogenic diet… use ketone supplements instead!
(This article is not focusing on ketogenic diet but on research on ketone supplements) The interest for diets to treat migraine is a constant. Low histamine, rich in magnesium, gluten and lactose free…of course the variability of migraine forbids any «one size fits all» approach,…
The traffic light system
A simple way to think about your headaches, using the Canadian Headache Society Guidelines, which stratifies medication choices based on headache severity. The traffic light system is based on the associated disability of the migraine attack: Green: “I can still go” headache Yellow: “I have…
What causes migraine? Scientific answers.
People with migraine often wonder what’s the cause of their disabling symptoms. The science of migraine has been progressing, thanks to the hard work of researchers all around the world. Dr Elizabeth Leroux recently gave a talk in Calgary about the last discoveries on migraine….
Global Patient Advocacy Committee
GPAC = Global Patient Advocacy Committee People working together to improve migraine care and understanding. GPAC is a group of physicians, patient advocates and representants from institutions, associations and industries related to the migraine field. Countries represented included Brazil, Japan, Spain, Italy, France, US,…
Join other people with migraine during a 2-hour focus group!
Did you ever look for something you wanted to know about migraine but just could not find it? Here is your opportunity to speak up! Migraine Canada! Join other people with migraine during a 2-hour focus group to share your comments on how you’d like…
Headache in the UK : are things better than in Canada?
A recent survey done in British Headache Clinics reveals interesting facts. Only 1/3 of patients had received a clear diagnosis from their primary care doctor. Up to 2/3 of patients wanted a brain scan to find the cause of their headaches. Less than 15% were…
You are invited to be part of a dynamic focus group, geared to improve the website of Migraine Canada!
Join other Migraine Warriors during a 2-hour focus group to share your comments on migraine websites. We believe that you, and all other Canadians, deserve an Association for migraine and headaches support. Our current website will be improved to fit your needs; are you interested…
What are the Top Ten things needed in the migraine field?
International experts have provided the following ideas. • Respect for the condition as a genuine neurological disorder and recognition of the significant burden on patients • Better training and education for primary care providers so more patients can be adequately diagnosed and treated • A…
A tribute to Neil Raskin and ice-cream headache
Dr Neil Raskin is a pioneer of headache medicine who is still practicing at 83 years old in San Francisco. He described the famous «DHE Raskin Protocol» that helped so many patients. But do you know those four special headaches that were described by Dr…
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