Participants Needed for Online Study on Trigger Identification & Management
Would you like help with identifying your migraine triggers and learning to manage them? Are you interested in helping other people with migraine? You can do both by participating in an online research study. The study aims to reduce the length and severity of participants’ migraine attacks and tension-type headaches.
Researchers developed an online course to help people identify their migraine triggers and to teach methods for reducing and managing those triggers. Previous research has shown these types of treatments to be effective. The novel aspect of this study is that the information is delivered online rather than at in-person appointments.
Participants will be given access to the training materials and also a smartphone app. Each participant will use the app to log the timing, frequency, and intensity of their migraine attacks during the study. Information logged in the app will be sent to the researchers for analysis.
The online training materials are intended to help people learn the biobehavioral techniques that can manage migraine triggers without the time and expense of seeing another healthcare provider. Given that these treatments can require weeks of in-person appointments, this could be a significant time and cost saving for people with migraine. It could also be helpful for people who live in rural areas and do not have access to healthcare providers trained in these techniques.
Researchers are actively recruiting male and female participants worldwide who are 18 years of age and older. Participants must have at least four tension-type headaches and/or migraine attacks each month. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details on joining the study.
There’s no charge to participate. The study is being conducted through Griffith University in Australia, but will include participants from throughout the world.
I learned about the study in the Brisbane Times. You can learn more in the article Online Study Could Help Migraine Sufferers Reduce Frequency of Episodes.
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