Oct 29, 2018
We delve into advanced
management of headaches, including novel therapies, migraines with
aura, migraines in complicated patients, and headaches of short
duration with Dr. Rebecca Burch, a headache medicine specialist at the John R.
Graham Headache Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
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Written and produced by:
Paul Williams MD
Edited by: Matthew Watto
Hosts: Paul Williams MD,
Stuart Brigham MD, Matthew Watto MD
Guest: Rebecca Burch
Disclaimer, intro and guest bio
Guest one-liner, movie and podcast recommendations, favorite
failure and picks of the week from The Curbsiders
Clinical case of migraines; diagnosis and
Does medication overuse headache exist?
Chronic daily headache; Conversion from episodic to chronic and
Approaches to medication overuse headache
Case 2: migraine with aura and other types of migraine (retinal,
Pathophysiology of migraine; how triptans work; How should aura
Comorbid mood disorders; Use of psych meds and triptans
Migraines and oral contraceptives
Botulinum toxin and new CGRP therapies
What does success look like in migraine therapy?
Case 3: headaches of short duration
Headache red flags; Imaging for headaches; pathophysiology of high
and low pressure headaches
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
Take home points