Category Archives: Headache/Migraine

Dr. Tarrel discusses Aneurysm on WCCO Radio

In light of the tragic injury and death of a young man during a recent baseball game that has since been attributed to a possible aneurysm, Dr. Ronald Tarrel spends some time discussing aneurysm with Jordana Green of WCCO Radio. You … Continue reading

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Meet Noran Clinic’s Headache and Migraine Subspecialists

We currently have 31 adult and 3 pediatric neurologists at Noran Neurological Clinic, and all are very experienced in treating patients with neurological disorders of all kinds. Furthermore, each of our providers is expertly trained in identifying and managing patients … Continue reading

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New Headband device approved by FDA to assist in migraine management

According to an article posted on MedPage Today by John Gever, this is a brand new FDA approved preventative treatment, using TENS technology: “A headband delivering electrical nerve stimulation can prevent onset of migraine headaches and can be marketed for … Continue reading

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HealthDay Article: FDA Approves New Magnet Device to Treat Migraines

In December, the FDA approved a device called a magnetic stimulator that is intended to treat migraine pain.  Here is an excerpt from the article by EJ Mundell found on WebMD: “The Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator would be obtained through prescription, the FDA … Continue reading

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Great resource to find free or low cost medication programs

Medications can be a very important part of managing a medical condition, often in conjunction with other therapies and healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately, as many patients know, they can also be one of the most expensive aspects of a treatment plan.  What some … Continue reading

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Family Fit Lifestyle Month

Many people start out the new year with a resolution for themselves to lose those pounds that have accrued over the last year – or sometimes just over the holidays.  However, January is Family Fit Lifestyle month, and a great … Continue reading

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Is this a headache to be concerned about? Should I see a doctor?

Most people experience a headache at some point in their lifetimes.  It might be related to lack of sleep, a temporary illness like the flu or sinus congestion from a cold, an unusually stressful situation, etc.  However, for some people … Continue reading

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Infusion: A Q&A with Chad Evans MD

Chad Evans MD is an a Board Certified Neurologist who also heads Noran Neurological Clinic’s Infusion Department as the Director.  As a certified electrodiagnostician, he additionally performs EMGS for both his own patients and for other providers’ patients when ordered.  … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Headache Diary by Dr. Mary Jane Chiasson

Headache diaries are a useful tool in the management of chronic and episodic headache disorders. Diaries can be used to track the frequency, duration and severity of your headaches, as well as helping to identify triggers. They can also help … Continue reading

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Headache in Pediatric Patients: Treating with Biofeedback, a Q&A with Becky Kajander, CPNP

Becky is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who works closely with our pediatric neurologists and specializes in non-pharmacological management of a variety of conditions, including headache.  In this Question and Answer session, she answers some questions about treating headache in pediatric … Continue reading

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