March 17, 2022
Managing a painful and debilitating disease with no known cure is an uphill struggle for doctors and patients alike.
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?
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.
August 12, 2021
For some people living with migraine disease, trying to access appropriate medication has become a headache – literally.
August 5, 2021
Patients suffering from cluster headache may soon enjoy a breath of fresh air. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced last month a proposed decision to make home-use oxygen a coverable treatment for cluster headache.
July 6, 2021
Many people still equate migraine with “bad headaches.” But in fact, migraine is a chronic, debilitating disease that afflicts 47 million Americans, 75% of whom are women.
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.
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.
March 19, 2021
A new Medicare policy is having unintended consequences for people with migraine disease and movement disorders, recent survey findings reveal.
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.