Will Aimovig be covered by public drug plans in Canada?
We have been following the arrival of CGRP antibodies (Aimovig, Emgality) in Canada. Below are a few comments on access and coverage. What is the drug coverage system like in Canada? Canadians pay their medications either through private insurance companies (with plans often linked with…
Canadian Migraine Tracker – Questions and Answers
Hello to all the Migraine Canada followers! Recently, the Canadian Headache Society launched an App for migraine monitoring: the Canadian Migraine Tracker. Using a headache diary is a good way to keep track of the situation and observe the results of treatments. Many options are…
A new option for headache monitoring: the Canadian Migraine Tracker
You want to master your migraines? Consider using a headache diary. The diary allows you to do many things that could improve your headache situation, for example: Tracking the frequency and severity of episodes Observing the effect of treatments Tracking triggers and link with the…
We need your help: Please vote for the best design!
We are in the process of updating the Migraine Canada’s website. One of the key change is the introduction of The Migraine Tree. Our idea: place the information in a map that reflects the diversity of migraine and helps you to find what you need. The…
Living with Migraine: A Patient and Family Education Forum
Join us for a friendly and interactive discussion about Migraine. Bring your friends and family to a 90 minute open forum about migraine hosted by Migraine Canada and the Women’s College Hospital Centre for Headache team. This forum will feature two short videos demonstrating migraine…
The Migraine Painful Truth: What are we going to do about it in Canada?
The Migraine Painful Truth: What are we going to do about it in Canada? On World Brain Day, the Migraine Canada team reflects on what should be done. If you live and Canada and you suffer from migraine, you are probably aware that access to…
Headache and neck pain: is it possible that nerve compression is to blame?
Headache and neck pain: is it possible that nerve compression is to blame? A team of researchers investigates the possibility of a surgical approach Patient story: my neck is killing me «For the last few years, my neck has been killing me. I had migraines…
Will Aimovig work for me?
Summary of the results from published randomized controlled trials See below the table for comments and how to read it. 50% RR 75% RR Episodic migraine STRIVE (70, 140 mg) 5/10 2/10 Episodic migraine ARISE (70 mg) 4/10 NA Refractory EPISODIC (fail 2-4 preventive) LIBERTY…
CoQ10 and L-carnitine for migraine: a new study suggests a benefit
In a new study realized by researchers in Iran, a combination of coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine was found to be effective for episodic migraine prevention, with 10% of constipation and stomach ache side effects. Let’s look at some details! What are the natural supplements recommended…
Survey on Aimovig for CADTH – part 2
CADTH (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health) is currently evaluating the clinical value of Aimovig (erenumab) for the prevention of migraine. The input from patient groups is solicited. If you have tried Aimovig for migraine prevention, we need your input! This survey is…
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