Category Archives: Headache/Migraine

Welcome Dr. Wexler to Noran Clinic!

    We are proud to announce our newest addition to the Noran Clinic pediatric neurology team, Dr. Erika Wexler!        Dr. Wexler earned her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She completed … 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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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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Headache and Migraine in the month of June

“Nearly everyone suffers from an occasional headache. But for some people, headaches are not just an inconvenience, they are a serious medical condition that can prevent them from doing their jobs, completing household chores or enjoying their families.”   We … Continue reading

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Migraine Headaches

What is a migraine? A migraine is identified by a throbbing or aching pain, usually on one side of the head. It is associated with irritability, sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and vomiting.  Women are three times more likely … Continue reading

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What is Neurology?

Many neurology patients don’t realize the full extent of what neurology covers.  Neurology is the field of medicine that studies the nervous system – the brain, spinal cord and the body’s complex network of nerves.  Illness or injury can affect … Continue reading

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