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Migraine Treatment and COVID-19 Vaccines

Migraine Treatment and COVID-19 Vaccines

As COVID-19 vaccines have become available — including Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson — many individuals who experience migraines and other headache disorders have wondered if those vaccines will impact their current, or potential, migraine treatments....

Medication Overuse Headaches

Medication Overuse Headaches

Medication Overuse Headaches — Nurtec May Offer the Answer for Migraine Sufferers How does taking headache medicine too often result in a cycle of headaches? Many people reach for acute medicines for immediate relief when they have a headache. Unfortunately, if your...

Hereditary Migraines

Hereditary Migraines

Hereditary Migraines  Nearly 40 million people in the U.S. are affected by migraines. These headaches often affect one side of the head and have additional symptoms like light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Sometimes migraine episodes accompanied or preceded by...

Wrapping Up Migraine Awareness Month June 2021

Wrapping Up Migraine Awareness Month June 2021

  The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation was created in 2014 by the Erwin Family and friends after their loss of a courageous young man, Will Erwin, who suffered from cluster headaches and took his own life to end his severe pain. The Foundation’s mission is...

Migraines and Exercise: Does Exercise Help or Hurt?

Migraines and Exercise: Does Exercise Help or Hurt?

Multiple studies show how the benefits of regular exercise and routine physical activity boosts overall one’s overall health, lowering your risk of developing health conditions like obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes, among others. It can also...

How to Identify Food Triggers for Children Experiencing Migraines

How to Identify Food Triggers for Children Experiencing Migraines

While there is no single cause for migraines, certain foods do have the potential to trigger severe headaches in children. According to the National Headache Foundation, up to 44% of adults and children with frequent migraines report that a specific food or drink can...

Migraines and Yoga: Research Backs Up Yoga Provides Migraine Relief

Migraines and Yoga: Research Backs Up Yoga Provides Migraine Relief

Stress is one of the common triggers for migraines, and research has shown that lowering stress can help reduce the severity or occurrence of migraines, according to the American Migraine Foundation. It’s suggested that incorporating stress-relieving activities into...

April 2021 Update from Dr. Burish

Dr. Mark Burish, Director of The Will Erwin Headache Research Center, provides an update on his team's work through the first quarter of 2021. Learn more about exciting clinical trials his team is helping facilitate and updates on research coming out of  The Center....

A Closer Look at the Different Types of Migraine Aura

A Closer Look at the Different Types of Migraine Aura

According to the American Migraine Foundation, only about 25-30 percent of individuals with migraines experience auras. Doctors and researchers are often puzzled as to why auras and migraines go together, yet not everyone who gets migraines experiences auras along...

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