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New drugs, decades in the making, are providing relief for migraines.

Nancy Baum Lipsitz remembers the night the pain began. She’d had a glass of white wine with a friend and went to bed with a terrible headache. The next day, she still felt horrible, the beginning of what she called a “rolling tide” of near constant migraines and lower level headaches. For three years she …

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YOGA AND MIGRAINE

What Can Yoga Do for Migraine Relief? Yoga can provide more than just physical fitness. It can bring calm and peace to your mind and body, as well as help with ailments such as anxiety, depression, and pain. It isn’t clear exactly how yoga changes the body in this manner, though the parasympathetic nervous system …

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“Green light” to Lilly’s monoclonal antibody to migraine

Eli Lilly announces that the European Commission (EC) has approved the commercialization of galcanezumab ( Emgality ) as a prophylactic treatment of migraine in adults suffering from at least four days of migraine per month . Galcanezumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody that binds to the peptide related to the calcite gene (CGRP, for its acronym in English) associated with episodes …

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Migraine Association of Ireland

Migraine Awareness Week 2018 MAI held an accredited Health Care Professional Seminar, during which two international speakers presented on Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment, and the Development of the new Anti-CGRP medication. Prof. Lars Edvinsson and Prof. Allan Purdy, both members of the IHS, followed this up by doing a webinar for members of the Irish …

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How to access innovative treatments by FindMeCure Foundation

FindMeCure Widget  Medical science has been rapidly advancing in the recent decades and we can prove that with many examples: new therapies for diabetes, the first vaccine for the prevention of cervical cancer, oral treatments for Hepatitis C curing more than 90% of the cases, the first Lupus drug in 50 years, personalized medicines to …

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The #MigrainePose “Trend”

  How can this even be a trend!!!!???? Headache Pose? Migraine Pose? What is this supposed to mean? Migraine is not a pose but a neurological disorder involving nerve pathways and brain chemicals, which leaves completely disabled anyone who suffers an attack for an uncertain period of time. It´s very sad and outrageous that such an important …

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Coming Together to Put Patients First in Headache Treatment

Stephani Sutherland, PhD, is a neuroscientist, yogi, and freelance writer in Southern California.  Migraine and other severe headache disorders affect about a billion people worldwide each year, but awareness of these conditions is insufficient, and sufferers are often stigmatized by healthcare providers and by society in general. As a result, people often go years without …

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