Dr. Susan Hutchinson guested on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to the unique migraine challenges of summer and management techniques.
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The critically acclaimed The Woman's Guide to Managing Migraine (Oxford University Press) is a concise and practical handbook that gives female headache sufferers all the tools they need to work with their healthcare providers to properly diagnose types of headache and develop the best possible treatment plans.
I've just finished The Woman's Guide to Managing Migraine and it's been so helpful. I'm a family physician in London, Ontario, Canada with many women in my practice who suffer migraine. Thank you for presenting the information in such a readable way and I especially thank you for providing the specifics of dosing, frequency, etc. of medications. I also really appreciated the case examples and the specifics of how you'd approach them. I will definitely recommend the book to my patients and will also be pulling information from it to help them!
Heads Up! Latest Migraine Health Tips from Dr. Hutchinson
Summer months can be challenging for many migraine sufferers. Heat is a common trigger as is the glare of sunlight at the beach, lake, or outdoor pool. And for many, vacations turn into a nightmare of migraines from the stress of travel, changing time zones, being in a different environment, eating differently, and being out of one’s routine. Read more
This week in my practice I have interacted with many migraine patients having trouble setting boundaries. As a migraine sufferer and “overachiever,” I can relate. I am, by nature, a people pleaser and dislike confrontation or any interaction that is uncomfortable. I sacrifice my emotional and physical health to avoid discomfort. This seems to be common in migraine patients. Read more