Doctor’s Notes

Caffeine and Headache

Caffeine and Headache

Caffeine may be considered a “double-edged sword” in headache and migraine. Indeed, there are thought to be some benefits to caffeine, including: Caffeine may stimulate wakefulness in some people Caffeine may help to increase concentration in some Caffeine might...

Best Use of Acute Medications 

Best Use of Acute Medications 

Migraine is an illness characterized by unpredictable attacks of head pain and associated symptoms such as nausea and vomiting. While various non-drug treatments can be used for attacks, for example, biofeedback, consuming a medication remains the most common...

CGRP and Migraine

CGRP and Migraine

There has been a great deal of enthusiasm among migraine clinicians and patients the past few years about new medications which target CGRP. What is CGRP? CGRP is calcitonin gene-related peptide, which is a specific neuropeptide (which is a protein that facilitates...

Sinus Headache or Migraine?

Sinus Headache or Migraine?

One of the most common complaints known to humankind is headache. Most people, at some time or another, have experienced a headache. The most common form of headache is tension-type headache. The most commonly seen headache condition in a healthcare provider’s office,...

Telemedicine and Migraine

Telemedicine and Migraine

During the COVID-19 pandemic healthcare providers and patients began using telemedicine in numbers far greater than ever before. In an effort to reduce exposure to coronavirus, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) loosened some of the requirements for...