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Expert Perspectives in Migraine to Cover Key Topics in Migraine Treatment

by Tom Iarocci, MD

Overview

Expert Perspectives delivers health care providers with insights from key thought leaders on the latest advancements and current practices in medicine, in a concise and timely format. This issue of Expert Perspectives in Migraine will feature selected topics in Migraine that we hope you will find of value in your clinical practice.

“The understanding of migraine has evolved in recent years to reflect additional research on many different levels. Newer therapeutic targets for both acute and preventive migraine treatment have been developed successfully, which is good news for patients.”

Tom Iarocci, MD

The clinicians who were surveyed selected the following experts and topics.

Community-Selected Experts: 

David W. Dodick, MD

Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Concussion Program
Director, Headache Program
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ

Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH, FAAN, FAHS

Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Paul G. Mathew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA


Community-Selected Topics: 

Expert Roundtables 

  • Integrating Newer Migraine Treatments Into Clinical Practice
  • Migraine Pathophysiology: Updates and Implications for Therapy
  • Migraine Prevention in Difficult-to-Treat Populations
  • Targeted Therapies for Migraine Prevention

Clinical Topic Updates 

  • Calcitonin Gene–Related Peptide in the Pathogenesis of Migraine
  • Migraine, Persistent Posttraumatic Headache, and Pathophysiologic Links
  • Neuromodulation in Acute and Preventive Migraine Treatment Strategies
  • Current Progress and Future Directions in Migraine

Patient Care Perspectives 

  • Risks Associated With Frequent Acute Migraines and Acute Treatment
  • Integrative and Complementary Migraine Treatments
  • Migraine Triggers: Stress, Hormones, Food, and Sleep
  • Medication Overuse in People With Migraine

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