Teri RobertPatient Expert
Teri Robert is a leading patient educator and advocate and the author of Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches. A co-founder of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy and the American Headache and Migraine Association, she received the National Headache Foundation's Patient Partners Award and a Distinguished Service Award from the American Headache Society.
Latest by Teri Robert
Cluster headaches are known to be the most painful of headaches. Find out how to nip them in the bud!
Learn how different migraine medications and devices work, and which ones are appropriate for which situations.
Occipital neuralgia is a primary headache disorder presenting symptoms that are sometimes confused with migraine.
Intramuscular usually refers to the injection of medication into muscle tissues. Learn the difference between intramuscular and intravenous injection.
Hemiplegic Migraine attacks can result in brain atrophy, but effective treatment exists to prevent this from happening.
The cause of a cervicogenic headache is a neck disorder or lesion. Although this type of headache is not a form of Migraine, it can trigger a Migraine attack.
It’s vitally important to have a positive attitude, and maintain hope, when trying new Migraine treatments.
Hypnic headaches, also called “alarm clock headaches,” wake you up in the middle of the night and can last up to four hours.
A barbiturate is a medication that is used as a sedative, hypnotic, or antispasmodic. If you have migraine, you should use these drugs sparingly.
Education about Migraine disease itself as well as treatments, accommodations, coping, and more is important.