Autoimmune Disease and Migraine: A Closer Look
You are currently watching a preview of this interview. Unlock the full version by upgrading to an Access Pass bundle! Get FREE access to 8 expert interviews from Day 1 and Day 2 when you register today!
- What is autoimmune disease?
- What are the most common autoimmune disorders?
- How are migraine and inflammation linked?
- How might immune or autoimmune phenomena stimulate migraine?
- What are some symptoms of autoimmune disorders?
- How are autoimmune diseases diagnosed?
- Can infections cause autoimmune disorders?
- What special considerations should those with autoimmune conditions have regarding COVID-19?
- Do any common autoimmune disorders and migraine medications negatively affect each other?
- What medication considerations are important in treatment of both arthritis and migraine?
- How do you handle headache resulting from use of autoimmune disorder medications?
- What lifestyle and psychological factors should be evaluated in managing autoimmune disorders and migraine?
- When should someone see a doctor for their autoimmune disorder or migraine?
Please note: The Migraine World Summit’s aim is to bring you a variety of perspectives and expertise, independent of bias or judgment. Alternative theories presented in this video have not been medically-reviewed. Views expressed in this interview do not necessarily represent the views of the Migraine World Summit. Please always consult your healthcare professional and do your own research before making changes to your treatment plan.
Find more about Peter McAllister, MD and his work here:
- Monoclonal antibodies (biologics)
Peter McAllister, MD, FAAN
Neurologist & Director
New England Center for Neurology and Headache
Dr. Peter McAllister is a board-certified neurologist and director of the New England Center for Neurology and Headache, where he sees adults and children (age 5 and older), and employs a holistic, biopsychosocial approach to diagnosis and treatment. Formerly director of the Headache Center, Concussion Center and Clinical Research at Associated Neurologists of Southern Connecticut, he holds clinical appointments at both Yale University School of Medicine and The Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Recognized as a “Top Doc” in Connecticut, metro N.Y., and Fairfield County, he is also listed as a “Top Neurologist” by U.S. News and World Report. He lectures nationally, has been a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials, and has authored articles in the lay and scientific press. His areas of expertise include headache of all types, concussion, multiple sclerosis, ADHD, Lyme disease, and complex neurological mysteries.
Unlock all 32 expert interviews with your own copy of the 2022 Migraine World Summit. Includes:
- 32 expert interviews with seperate audio (MP3) files & transcripts
- 26 extended, uncut interview editions
- Lifetime access with no annual fee
Related Talks for: Day 3 (2022)
Nurtec ODT (rimegepant) is a calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonist indicated for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura in adults and the preventive treatment of episodic migraine in adults. Prescription only. Don’t take if allergic to Nurtec ODT. The most common side effects were nausea, stomach pain/indigestion. See Important Safety Information and Prescribing Information at nurtec.com.
Adjust video play speed to go faster or slower. Calibrate video speed if you are feeling good or tired and foggy. You can also adjust the video resolution if your internet connection is busy.