29 episodes

A podcast about the latest news on migraine disease and headache disorders.

FOR HEADS SAKE National Headache Foundation

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A podcast about the latest news on migraine disease and headache disorders.

    Why Do I Have Migraine or Why Does My Head Hurt so Bad?

    Why Do I Have Migraine or Why Does My Head Hurt so Bad?

    Welcome to a new season of For Heads Sake (formerly known as Heads UP) from the National Headache Foundation. Season 3 kicks off with Lindsay Weitzel Ph.D. and Amelia Scott Barrett, MD, discussing why we get migraine and where it starts. Can we reverse course through medications, lifestyle, diet, or even our thoughts and mentality to change our migraine and pain experience? Listen and find out what the experts have to say.

    Migraine and Stress

    Migraine and Stress

    Do you identify with stress as a migraine trigger? Or do you find it insulting when people try to tell you that your migraine disease is related to stress?

    In this week's episode of For Heads Sake (formerly known as Heads UP) Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. aims to bring us a new perspective on stress and migraine by asking Dawn Buse, Ph.D., a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in headache lots of new questions on this topic.

    If stress is a trigger for us what can we do to combat this problem?

    Medical Gaslighting

    Medical Gaslighting

    What is Medical Gaslighting?
    If you have migraine or another chronic pain condition, chances are you have experienced medical gaslighting. Medical gaslighting can result in a form of medical trauma, and it can alter the manner in which we interact with the healthcare system. It can make you feel sicker, cause you to shut down, or to question yourself and the validity of your pain. It can also make you feel helpless or angry. In this week's episode of Heads UP Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. asks Melissa Geraghty Psy.D. about the effects of medical gaslighting and what we can do about it.

    Chronic Migraine

    Chronic Migraine

    What contributes to the chronification of migraine? Dr. Lindsay Weitzel discusses chronic migraine with Dr. Brad Torphy in this week's episode of Heads Up. Find out what to expect once you have chronic migraine and how to avoid or correct it.

    Telemedicine for Migraine and Headache

    Telemedicine for Migraine and Headache

    Have you tried telemedicine for your headache and migraine care? What are the benefits and limitations? How do you know when you actually need to be seen in person? This week on Heads Up Dr. Lindsay Weitzel talks to Dr. Brad Torphy, Medical Director of the Headache Centers of America, about how to get the best out of the telemedicine trend.

    Vitamin Supplements and Migraine

    Vitamin Supplements and Migraine

    Supplement information related to migraine can be very confusing.
    Which vitamin supplements should we take? Why should we take them?
    How long before we should expect to feel an effect? It's so easy for us to think - if all these medicines aren't helping why would something I can buy over the counter make a difference? In this week's episode of Heads UP, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel questions Dr. Amelia Barret about supplements and migraine disease.

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