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- When is it useful to consider non-pharmacological options?
- What are some of the most common drug-free options that patients can be doing themselves to help self-manage an attack migraine?
- What role can the following behavioral approaches serve in the management of migraine: ice, sleep, shower, caffeine, ginger, hydration exercise, diet, hydration, relaxation/mindfulness.
- How can breathing exercises be used to help potentially abort a migraine? What needs to be done for this to be effective when you need it?
- What are some non-medicinal options to prevent migraine?
- What is a neuromodulation device?
- Does CBD oil help for migraine? Is it recommended as a first or second-line option?
- What are the doses recommended for CoQ10, Magnesium, Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), and Feverfew? Are these helpful for migraine? What evidence is there
- Is a ketogenic diet useful for migraine? Is there any merit to this diet to help with migraine? What evidence exists to support this diet for migraine? What are the risks associated with this diet? What do patients need to know about this diet before they try it?
- How can you exercise when it is a trigger?
- What can be done when insurance doesn’t cover the device you’d like to try for your migraine condition?
- Are Epsom salt baths helpful for people for migraine? Can magnesium be absorbed in sufficient quantity in this way?
- And other questions from the live audience
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Elizabeth Leroux, MD, FRCPC
Headache Clinic Director
Montreal University Health Center, Canada
Dr. Elizabeth Leroux is a well-respected headache neurologist currently practicing at the Brunswick Medical Center in Montreal. Previous affiliations include the Montreal University Headache Clinic and the University of Calgary CHAMP program. Dr. Leroux is the president of the Canadian Headache Society and the founder and chair of Migraine Canada. She is also a member of IHS-GPAC and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the American Registry for Migraine Research. Her current focus includes therapeutic education and patient advocacy.
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