Living with a headache disease is complex. There are many apps available to help navigate this journey. Apps can help you track how you feel and help create a plan to better manage your headache disease. The apps listed here are a great place to start.
Ctrl M Health
Developed by leading headache specialists Ctrl M Health uses integrated health and wellness solutions on an easy-to-use digital and mobile platform to create a comprehensive health management strategy.
Juva for Migraine
The science behind Juva is based on clinician-developed biofeedback exercises that help you control your nervous system.
Calming your nervous system has been shown to reduce migraine frequency and severity for long-term relief.
By using Juva’s step-by-step coaching for 20 minutes each day, you’ll learn how to control your heart rate and breath, which helps keep your nervous system calm.
Migraine Buddy is an easy-to-use headache and migraine tracking application. Recommended by the best neurologists in the world, it empowers users to learn and communicate about their condition.
Migraine Trainer is an app developed by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) to help users ages 13+ understand possible causes of their migraines, and take a greater role in their treatment by creating an individual migraine management plan with their parents and medical team.
The Nerivio® app is a comprehensive migraine management platform. Designed to operate the Nerivio device for the treatment of migraine, the Nerivio app additionally incorporates a comprehensive migraine diary that can be used on its own or with the Nerivio device. The daily diary features include questions about preventive treatments, abortive treatments, prodrome symptoms and more. All information is available in diary form or as an easy-to-read analytics tab, both of which are easy to share with your provider digitally or as a printout. When used with the Nerivio device, the app automatically logs treatments into the diary, provides personalized insights about usage and offers a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy tool (GIER) to augment the migraine treatment. The Nerivio app is free and available for both Apple and Android users.
Using N1-Headache app you can discover everyday factors that can increase, decrease or have no association with your risk of migraine. Their digital platform connects patients to their clinicians through a mobile app and web-based dashboard to:
- Monitor individual headache outcomes
- Measure therapeutic response in real-time
- Identify migraine risk factors
CHAMP discussion about Ctrl M Health
This Migraine Products episode features Dr. Caryn Seebach of Ctrl M Health (ctrlmhealth.com). She talks about behaviors that are helpful for managing migraine disease. Her discussion is less focused on triggers and more focused on habits that increase the quality of life for people who live with migraine disease.