CGRP antibodies: practical details on access
We need better options for migraine prevention. And, thanks to the persistent researchers who worked so hard on CGRP, we now have a new class of medications, CGRP antibodies. Below is a table of the drugs with the doses, the brand names, and the…
Barriers to Behavioral treatment
Relaxation, mindfulness, biofeedback for migraine…. it’s all great but why is it so difficult to stick to it? More skills, less pills. For many people with migraine, avoiding medications is a priority.And good news, many options are available to control migraines without medications. Diets seem…
What is the placebo effect?
Placebo comes from the latin word meaning «to please». A placebo is an inactive treatment (sugar pill) given to patients in medical studies to compare them to patients receiving the active treatment. Why are placebos important? For centuries, medicine has been plagued by worthless treatments…
What is the nocebo effect?
In another page, we have explained the placebo effect. The nocebo effect is the negative version of the placebo effect. Placebo comes form the latin word «to please». Nocebo comes from the latin word «to harm». The nocebo effect involves symptoms that are generated by…
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