Patient and clinician insight regarding the challenges associated with migraine and best approaches to preventing and managing attacks with lifestyle intervention and newer therapies.
EP. 6: Addressing the Stigma of MigraineMarch 17th 2021
A panel of healthcare professionals and patient advocates with migraine recognize the social stigma associated with the condition despite its prevalence in the community.
EP. 9: Diagnosing Patients With MigraineMarch 31st 2021
Jessica Ailani, MD, describes her approach to evaluating new patients for migraine and explains how her diagnostic work-up can impact her recommendations for treatment.
EP. 10: Prescribing Therapy for MigraineMarch 31st 2021
Neurologist Jessica Ailani, MD, explains when she feels it is most appropriate to treat migraine more aggressively with prescription drugs versus with lifestyle intervention.
EP. 12: Selecting Treatment to Manage MigraineApril 7th 2021
Variables that neurologists and other healthcare professionals need to consider when selecting an appropriate prescription therapy for migraine, and recommendations by a patient advocate on staying adherent to therapy and predicting attacks.
EP. 13: Strategies for Dosing and Combining Therapy to Treat MigraineApril 14th 2021
Jessica Ailani, MD, a neurologist from MedStar Health, shares insight on best practices for dosing therapies used to treat migraine and implications for combining drugs together.
EP. 14: Injectable Therapies for MigraineApril 14th 2021
Jill Dehlin, RN, a patient with migraine, talks about her experience receiving a subcutaneous injectable CGRP inhibitor, and neurologist Jessica Ailani, MD, explains what she counsels her patients on when prescribing a newer injectable treatment.
EP. 16: The Safety Profiles of Therapies for MigraineApril 21st 2021
The potential connection between risk of dementia in patients treated with triptans for migraine as compared to the safety profiles of newer CGRP monoclonal antibodies.
EP. 18: Treating Migraine in the Community SettingApril 28th 2021
Advice to community neurologists and other care providers who may treat patients with migraine in the community setting on incorporating newer therapies, such as CGRP inhibitors, into practice, and a list of reputable resources where patients can turn for additional support.
EP. 19: Migraine Care: The Value Behind a Network of SupportMay 5th 2021
A patient advocate, Jill Dehlin, RN, explains why patients with migraine should connect with other patients via patient support programs and take a proactive role in managing their condition.
EP. 20: Navigating Insurance and Access Issues in MigraineMay 5th 2021
Current hurdles faced by neurologists when prescribing therapy to treat migraine and advice to help other healthcare professionals as well as patients navigate insurance and access issues.