Headache

What it Takes to Treat Migraine

January 25, 2022

By Annika Ehrlich - When it comes to addressing high blood pressure or attacking asthma, patients often need more than one medication to get their chronic condition under control. So why do insurers push back when my patients with migraine need a similar approach?

A Second Chance for People with Headache Disorders

September 2, 2021

Headaches are just an excuse to avoid everyday responsibilities, society sometimes tells us, certainly not a “real” medical problem. My years of treating patients prove this stereotype utterly inaccurate.

Insurers Block Pain-Blocking Devices for Migraine

April 16, 2021

For the 39 million Americans who experience migraine headaches, noninvasive devices offer a new option for stopping painful symptoms. Insurers, however, are giving the devices the cold shoulder.

Advocates Talk Toxic Exposure & Chronic Headache

March 26, 2021

What do TV personality Jon Stewart, U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, a retired New York firefighter and an Army veteran all have in common? A passion for advocacy and the desire to improve access to treatment for migraine disease.

Migraine Disease: Then and Now

December 10, 2020

By Mary Franklin, MA - This fall, Congress introduced a first-of-its-kind resolution that acknowledged the ways migraine disease affects millions of Americans.