In this first episode, Neurologist Dr Bronwyn Jenkins and GP Dr Shevalee Patel join us to tell us more about migraine – specifically to reaffirm that a migraine is more than just a headache, and to teach us all a little more about the different phases of a migraine attack.
In this episode, we are rejoined by Neurologist Dr Bronwyn Jenkins and migraine patient Alice. In this episode we learn how many people worldwide are affected by migraine, and how it has affected Alice’s daily life – along with what Alice does to help herself deal with her own migraine attacks.
In this episode, Neurologist Dr Bronwyn Jenkins and GP Dr Shevalee Patel join us again – this time to discuss targeted therapies intended for people living with migraine, how preventive treatments differ from rescue treatments, and how someone can get a sense if they should be on a preventive medication.
In this episode, Neurologist Dr Bronwyn Jenkins chats with migraine patient Josephine. Josephine tells us how diarising has helped her learn more about her migraine attacks, as Dr Jenkins affirms this is a great tool to help doctors make objective decisions about patients’ treatment plans.
In this episode, we’re rejoined by migraine patient Alice and Neurologist Dr Bronwyn Jenkins for a lively discussion where Alice shares her strategies and tips for speaking with one’s GP/neurologist to express satisfaction with their management plan. Alice also shares how she’s helped her employer understand what it’s like to live with migraine.
In this final episode, we’re joined again by Neurologist Dr Bronwyn Jenkins and migraine patient Josephine to discuss how COVID-19 might impact those with migraine. Acute migraine episodes can be disabling, and it can be easy to want to give up, but it’s important to stay in touch with your doctor for better control over your migraine!