Saturday, April 19, 2014

Ask the Clinician's Posts

What's the Deal with This New Cefaly Thing the FDA Approved?

Full Question: What's the deal with this new Cefaly thing that the FDA approved? I keep seeing different information. Is there one of them or more than one? Is it just a TENS unit? Is it worth trying? If I just want to look like Wonder Woman, I can buy a costume for less . Thanks, Eleanor.   Full Answer: Dear Eleanor;   All good... Read moreChevron

Was This Migraine Specialist Appointment as Bad as We Think?

Full Question: What you've said in previous answers about getting care from a migraine specialist made a lot of sense to me, so I finally took the tiger by the tail and made an appointment with the closest specialist, whose office is four hours away. Since my migraines are frequent and unpredictable, my husband took a day off work (without pay) to... Read moreChevron

Only 13 Botox Injections for Migraine - Was This Correct?

Full Question: I'm hoping you can help me with some information. My neurologist suggested Botox for migraine prevention. After a long battle, we finally got approval from my insurance company, and I got the injections. Other people had mentioned somewhere around 30 injections, so when my doctor only did 13, I asked him about it. He said he knew... Read moreChevron

Top Migraine and Headache Questions - 4/10/14

Do you have questions about headaches or Migraines? Many of our readers do, and each week, and Dr. John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert answer some of them. Dr. Krusz is a world recognized headache and Migraine expert, often conducting groundbreaking research at his clinic in Dallas. Here are this week's questions and answers... 20 year Migraine... Read moreChevron

Migraine for 10 days - Family doc, ER, urgent care no help?

Full Question: I have had a continuous migraine for 10 days now. Nothing is helping. I have been to my family doctor, urgent care and the emergency room (twice) for this migraine. All they do is pump me full of medication that does not work. I've tried Imitrex, oxycodone, Dilaudid, magnesium drip, ice & heat to the back of my neck and still no... Read moreChevron