American Migraine Foundation: Migraine Treatments
American Migraine Foundation is a non-profit foundation committed to making advancements in migraine disorders through research and ongoing studies.
American Migraine Foundation: Commonly Used Acute Migraine Treatments
Migraine is an unpredictable headache disease that presents with disabling attacks. These migraine attacks may be successfully treated with acute medications.
American Migraine Foundation: The Basics of Trigger Point Injections
A trigger point injection is a procedure where a medication, usually a local anesthetic, is injected into the painful muscle to provide relief. The pain relief should be experienced not only in the affected muscle but in the area of referred pain as well.
American Headache Society: Opioids and Migraine
Opioids have utility in migraine treatment, but they are often overprescribed, which may be hurting patients. Stephen Silberstein, MD, FAHS says a lack of physician education is to blame.
Migraine.com: Botox Basics
Katie Golden started using Botox 3 years ago and finds it essential in managing her chronic migraine. When she first started this treatment there were a few things that she wishes someone would have told her.