Doctor on Call

Doctor on Call

In this edition of Doctor on Call, a Georgetown Law student writes: I started having menses when I was 13, and almost from the start I’ve had a headache that begins like clockwork one day prior to onset of flow and continues nonstop for the next 3-5 days.  I occasionally have migraines at other times of the month as well, but those are infrequent and involve more of a temporary problem with my vision…

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The Truth About Triggers: Weather

The Truth About Triggers: Weather

Does weather -or, perhaps more specifically, weather change –indeed trigger migraine? Spend some time listening to migraine patients, and one certainly would think so. Not a day goes by in my clinic based in downtown Washington, DC wherein multiple patients whose headache burden recently has increased attribute their worsening to DC’s often capricious weather.

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