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What Happens in Your Brain During a Migraine

I learned a couple of things from this video. I hadn’t heard of the inter-lctal stage before. I’ve often felt that I have “low grade” migraines between chronic migraines, and I think those would be in the inter-lctal stage. My neuro couldn’t explain them.

I also appreciated the “Brain Electricity” part, and it has some good visuals and info on menstrual migraines.

I haven’t tried Neura Health, btw. I’d be interested to hear anyone’s take on them.

The video is on their site and the Neura Health YouTube channel. I hope it will be helpful. https://www.neurahealth.co/blog/what-happens-in-your-brain-during-migraine-pathophysiology?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=209346239&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Lq2Bm6jVOgla1auUG7cPsed7NPF9zY2ierCJuE8ewBIPxztvp5rVObaWbqznGSGgJ2zPdo4UvN44lbE7NZiEbuDODWA&utm_content=209346239&utm_source=hs_automation

  1. thanks for sharing this video with the community. There are some really good resources out there that provide information about migraine disease. My husband actually has an article pending right now that he wrote for the community on the interictal phase of a migraine cycle. I don't know exactly when it will be posted, but keep an eye out for it. Is the neurologist you are currently working with a headache specialist? Working with a good headache/migraine specialist is a great way to get the most effective care for managing this disease I've found. Warmly, Cheryl migraine.com team

    1. HI there- such a great question about the difference between migraine specialists and neurologists and qualifications, etc. Migraine specialist must complete extra training on migraine to be able to say they are specialists. We have some good resources that do a great job explaining this: https://migraine.com/blog/how-are-migraine-specialists-different. https://migraine.com/blog/healthcare-providers-turn-to-for-help. And then this link provides a directory for certified specialists:https://migraine.com/blog/looking-for-a-migraine-specialist. Hope these assist you. Let us know what additional questions you have after you look at these. Warmly- Holly -migraine.com team.

    2. That’s helpful—thanks!

  2. I really need to find a better doctor, but when my primary care tried to send me to another neurologist, he said, "why are you here when you have already been seen by two of the best?" Obviously, I was there because neither one had helped me. My primary care doctor doesn't like the neurologist I am going to, either, but what can I do about it?

    1. I'm so sorry to hear you're not getting the kind of care and attention you need and deserve. How frustrating. The relationship we share with our migraine doctor is so key and should feel like a healthy partnership in which we feel heard and valued. Have you looked in your area at the various migraine specialists who are available? This is an unfortunate shortage of these kinds of doctors, but here is a link to migraine specialists in the US: https://migraine.com/blog/healthcare-providers-turn-to-for-help. Let us know how we can assist you. Warmly- Holly -migraine.com team.

  3. This was very helpful. Thank you for sharing!


    1. Good to hear this information resonates with you! Migraine is so complicated, the more we know, the better!!
      Nancy Harris Bonk, Patient Leader/Moderator Migraine.com Team

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