Latest Articles by David Watson, MD
Learn About the New GCRP Migraine Treatments in Development
One of the most exciting and promising areas of current migraine research is a new class of medications that target the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP). These medications are being studied for use as acute medications to be taken when we get a ...
Setting Priorities for a Migraine-Free Holiday
For years, the author wore herself out trying to make the holidays perfect, which only aggravated her migraines. Finally, she learned what she needed to do (and not to do) to stay healthy.
Hemiplegic Migraine May Cause Brain Damage
Hemiplegic Migraine attacks can result in brain atrophy, but effective treatment exists to prevent this from happening.
Botox for Migraine: Anatomy Is Critical
Botox can be very effective for chronic Migraine, but only when the person administering the treatment is very knowledgeable about the proper injection sites.
Special Education Services for Students With Migraine
Loud noises, strong smells, bright lights, tight schedules, and inflexible due dates fill our children’s schools. Learn how to help your child succeed as a student.
Migraine & Headache Awareness Month Activities
There are Migraine and Headache Awareness Month activities for everyone.
Migraine Patients and Doctors Team Up at Headache on the Hill
I wake up every day thinking of migraine disease and the people it affects. I spend my days writing, researching, educating, and coaching. It’s solitary work — most of which goes unnoticed — but I don’t do for attention. I do it for the millions of c...
Migraine Arsenal Essentials: Trigger Management
One of the first and most essential weapons to add to our migraine arsenal is trigger identification and management. For many years, I lived with migraine disease without knowing about triggers. My great grandmother, grandfather, and mother all had m...