Move Against Migraine: A Podcast by the American Migraine Foundation

Move Against Migraine: A Podcast by the American Migraine Foundation

By American Migraine Foundation
Listen as Dr. Larry Newman, Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation speaks with experts in migraine, covering topics from starting your migraine journey to working with a headache specialist, and more.
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S2: What Are My Insurance Options with Migraine?
We saw countless questions about health insurance in our Move Against Migraine support group so we collaborated with AMF Partner, Patient Advocate Foundation, to get some answers. In this episode, AMF’s Dr. Larry Newman and Nim Lalvani sit down with Erin Bradshaw to discuss factors that patients should consider when weighing their insurance options and tips for different insurance situations. Our podcast host Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Nim Lalvani is Executive Director of the American Migraine Foundation and Erin Bradshaw is the Chief of Mission Delivery at the Patient Advocate Foundation. AMF is proud to partner with the Patient Advocate Foundation. Additional Resources: Migraine Matters Health Insurance Denials and Appeals Facebook Live Navigating the Cost of Care Facebook Live Disability Basics Facebook Live
11:20
April 16, 2020
S2: Migraine in Children and Teens
Migraine doesn’t just impact adults–in fact, one in 11 children live with migraine. Podcast host Dr. Larry Newman and Dr. Amy Gelfand discuss how this debilitating disease affects children and teenagers, and what parents can do to help them manage their migraine symptoms. Tune in to learn more about pediatric migraine and how the whole family can work together to support their loved one. Our podcast host Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Dr. Amy Gelfand is director of the Child and Adolescent Headache Program at the University of California San Francisco. Additional Resources: Caring for a Child with Migraine Understanding Pediatric Migraine Tackling Pediatric Migraine Head-On: Lexi and Keith DiMarino Pediatric Migraine Content Hub
12:07
April 16, 2020
S2: Migraine in School: How to Help Students
On this episode, Dr. Jessica Gautreaux joins Dr. Larry Newman to discuss the impact of migraine on school-age children and how to set them up for success. Join us to learn more about how parents can work with teachers and healthcare providers to advocate for their children and make school a more migraine-friendly place. Our podcast host Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Dr. Jessica Gautreaux is a pediatric headache specialist at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center of New Orleans and Children’s Hospital New Orleans. Additional Resources Accommodations for Children with Migraine Migraine in Schoolchildren: A Parent’s Guide Pediatric Migraine Content Hub
10:20
April 16, 2020
S2: Migraine in the Workplace
Many people living with migraine feel the need to hide it while at work because they fear stigma or, worse, think they may lose their job if their employer knew. Dr. Larry Newman and Dr. Robert Shapiro discuss how those with migraine can advocate for workplace accommodations and why it could actually benefit employers to address migraine head-on. Listen to learn more about your options at work. Our podcast host Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Dr. Robert Shapiro is the founding president of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy and professor of Neurological Science at the University of Vermont. The American Migraine Foundation is proud to partner with AHDA and to support their yearly advocacy event, Headache on the Hill. Additional Resources: Migraine at Work Guide Navigating Life with Migraine in the Workplace Workplace Accommodations for Migraine
12:06
April 16, 2020
S2: Cluster Headache: Perspectives from a Doctor and a Patient
Sharp. Stabbing. Throbbing. That’s how people with cluster headache describe their pain. Like migraine, cluster headache is a disabling disease, but there are options and reasons for hope on the horizon. In this episode, Dr. Larry Newman sits down with a patient and doctor to discuss what cluster headache is, how it differs from migraine and what treatments are available. Our podcast host Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Dr. Mark Burish is a neurologist, headache specialist and interventional pain specialist at Memorial Hermann Hospital. Tammy Rome is a patient advocate who lives with migraine and chronic cluster headache. She also serves as a moderator for AMF’s Move Against Migraine Facebook group and is President of the Cluster Headache Support Group. Additional Resources: Understanding Cluster Headache Cluster Headache Treatment Options
23:27
April 16, 2020
S2: Migraine Advocacy for Patients and Physicians
What can patients do to advocate for themselves and the migraine community? What does advocacy look like for physicians? In this episode, Dr. Larry Newman and Dr. Starling discuss how patients can participate in self-advocacy and community advocacy as a part of their migraine journey. They also chat about physician advocacy and why it is important for patients and physicians to #MoveAgainstMigraine. Move Against Migraine host Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Dr. Amaal Starling is a neurologist and headache specialist at the Mayo Clinic Arizona and the chair of the American Headache Society’s Advocacy Committee. Additional Resources: Guide to Migraine Self-Advocacy Seeking Medical Help for Your Migraine Talking to your Doctor about Migraine
08:28
April 16, 2020
S2: Lifestyle Tips for Migraine
Lifestyle factors such as adequate sleep and stress management can help empower people living with migraine. Our host Dr. Larry Newman sits down with Dr. Cynthia Armand to discuss the importance of incorporating lifestyle changes with medications and becoming an active participant in your own care. As people affected by migraine as well, they share their own tried and tested tips that can help make these lifestyle changes part of your routine. Move Against Migraine podcast host Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Dr. Cythia Armand is a headache specialist and neurologist at the Montefiore Medical Center. Additional Resources: Managing Diet and Migraine Migraine Management Techniques Medical and Lifestyle Factors that Contribute to Migraine
15:50
April 16, 2020
S2: What are Gepants and Ditans?
It's been decades since new acute medications for migraine have come to market, but the FDA recently approved gepants and ditans for the acute treatment of migraine. These two new classes of treatment hold a lot of promise for the migraine community, but what exactly are they? Listen as our host Dr. Larry Newman and Dr. Jennifer Robblee cover the science behind these acute treatments, including their potential side effects and how to find out if they are right for you. Dr. Larry Newman is Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation and a neurologist at NYU Langone. Dr. Jennifer Robblee is a headache neurologist at the Barrow Neurological Institute. Additional Resources: Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Targeted Therapy for Migraine The American Headache Society
13:16
April 16, 2020
S1: Understanding Migraine During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Migraine can lead many to hesitate before getting pregnant, but host Dr. Newman and guests Dr. Angeliki Vgontzas and Dr. Matthew Robbins explain there is no evidence that suggests having children is harmful to those living with migraine. Learn more about how headache impacts pregnancy and the early months following birth in the final episode of Season 1 of the Move Against Migraine podcast.
09:45
November 26, 2019
S1: Working with a Headache Specialist
Make the most of your headache specialist appointment by keeping an open mind and staying prepared. Host Dr. Larry Newman and guests Dr. Dawn Buse and Dr. Kathleen Digre explain how developing a relationship with your doctor can help you reach better outcomes.
11:43
November 18, 2019
S1: Migraine Advocacy and Funding for Research
Migraine is an invisible disease which can leave many feeling unheard. Host Dr. Larry Newman discusses migraine advocacy and research funding with Dr. Robert Shapiro and Nim Lalvani to give patient’s different ways to self-advocate.
11:18
November 11, 2019
S1: Medication Overuse Headache
Host Dr. Larry Newman discusses medication overuse headache with Dr. Todd Schwedt, a Neurologist at the Mayo Clinic, and Deborah Friedman, a Professor of Neurolgoy and Neurotherapeutics at the University of Texas - Southwestern.
10:00
November 1, 2019
S1: Migraine, Depression and Anxiety: Finding the Support You Need
Living with migraine isn’t easy. For many, anxiety and depression occur along with head pain. In this episode, Dr. Larry Newman speaks with Dr. Dawn Buse, Tammy Rome and Nim Lalvani about living with migraine, anxiety and depression, and finding a support network.
09:50
October 25, 2019
S1: Migraine and Anti-CGRP Treatments
Calcitonin gene-related peptide, or CGRP, is a neuropeptide found all over the body. Dr. Larry Newman and his guests, Dr. Stewart Tepper, Dr. Amaal Starling and Dr. David Dodick, discuss how CGRP and CGRP receptors behave during migraine attacks and the treatments available.
08:46
September 26, 2019
S1: Migraine Treatment and You
It takes time to get the right diagnosis, and patients tend to find the right treatment through trial and error. Host Dr. Larry Newman speaks with Dr. Stewart Tepper and Dr. Richard Lipton about diagnosis and treatment of patients with migraine and more.
12:09
September 26, 2019
S1: The Start of Your Migraine Journey
Welcome to the Move Against Migraine podcast by the American Migraine Foundation, a podcast dedicated to those living with migraine. In this episode, host Dr. Larry Newman, Vice Chair of the American Migraine Foundation, talks about the podcast’s purpose and speaks with Nim Lalvani, the Executive Director of AMF.
07:00
September 26, 2019