Migraine toolkit 2022 update

Robert Altman, Canada

Neurology and Neurosurgery
McGill University


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At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Secure diagnostic criteria for migraine
  • Don't forget at medication overuse headache (MOH)
  • Your toolkit (behvaioural, pharmacological, non-pharmacological strategies)
  • Appreciate your impact as a care provider on patient QOL

Questions Submitted

  • Hello Dr Altman, I am very interested in learning to do the occipital nerve blocks. Is there anywhere you know where a family MD can go for training? Thank you! Onyema Onyekwelu

  • Hi I have 27 yr old female patient on OCP who has a history of migraines, and recently started to develop aura with her migraines. Do I need to stop her OCP ? Thanks Orly Hermon

  • Hello Hope all is well. For patients who mainly have migraines associated with menstrual cycles- and the occasional migraine triggered by stress. would the primary treatment be COC- i.e lolo, alesse. if they do not want to start a contraceptive medication what is the next best option? thank you kindly

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