A discussion regarding the stigma associated with migraine and the importance of empowering patients and health care professionals to become involved in migraine advocacy.
EP. 1: The Stigma Associated With Migraine
Amaal J. Starling, MD, of Mayo Clinic, expresses how common and disabling migraine is on patients and comments on the stigma associated with the condition.
EP. 2: Destigmatizing Migraine: Forms of Advocacy
Examples of migraine advocacy as it pertains to health care professionals and advice for clinicians who manage patients with migraine to help address the stigma often associated with the condition.
EP. 3: Strategies to Empower Patients With Migraine
An overview regarding the various phases of migraine and recommendations for using empowering language when educating patients on what to expect from attacks.
EP. 4: Migraine Management: Significance of Patient Diaries
Limitations of current pain scales used by health care professionals who manage patients with migraine, and considerations for using patient diaries to help monitor symptoms and recommend appropriate therapy.
EP. 5: Migraine: Patient Education and Quality of Life
Dr Amaal J. Starling describes her approach to educating patients on treatments for migraine and explains why shared decision making is so important.
EP. 6: Migraine Advocacy: Resources to Support Patients
Educational resources that health care professionals should consider recommending to help support patients with migraine.
EP. 7: Breakthroughs in Migraine Treatment
Reactions to advances in migraine treatment, specifically with the development of disease-specific targeted therapies.
EP. 8: Diversity in Migraine
Considerations for addressing current limitations in the diagnosis and management of migraine in black, indigenous, and people of color.
EP. 9: Ways to Support Patients With Migraine
Various ways health care professionals can become involved in migraine advocacy, and tips that can be used in the clinic to support patients.
EP. 10: Treating Patients With Migraine
What physicians in the community need to know about treating patients with migraine in community settings, and resources that can help locate certified headache specialists or other migraine specialists for referral.
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