As many of you are aware, I was asked to go to India with a team of international headache experts to educate local providers. Each one of us on the team had a specific purpose and for me, it was to focus on the treatment of migraine in women. The need for good migraine management in India is great. With a population of over 1.3 billion, the estimated prevalence of migraine in India is over 150,000 million. By comparison, the prevalence of migraine in the United States is 38 million.
Dr. Hutchinson 2nd Author On An Abstract Titled “Patterns and Characterization of Acute Prescription Headache Medication Use: Results from the CaMEO study”
Dr. Hutchinson was 2nd author on an abstract titled "Patterns and Characterization of Acute Prescription Headache Medication Use: Results from the CaMEO study" that was accepted as a poster presentation both at the recent American Headache Society Scientific Symposium in June 2018 and at the Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation in July 2018.
Reader’s Digest Online has included MigraineX and Dr. Hutchinson in an article titled, “The Sneaky Warning Signs a Migraine Is Coming—and How to Stop Them.”
Dr Susan Hutchinson recounts her journey as a doctor who suffers from migraine and how she has learned to manage the condition to improve her quality of life.
When a severe migraine hits, many sufferers end up in the Emergency Room (ER). This is not ideal for many reasons including the long wait to be seen, the noise and bright lights in the ER, the attitude of the ER staff often treating the migraine patient as a narcotic seeker, and lastly, the cost. There are several alternatives to the ER including an urgent care center, home rescue, or an infusion center
Dr. Susan Hutchinson appears in a new article posted on Family Circle's website on how to Migraine Management and how to avoid the worst headache of your life. You can read it here: http://www.familycircle.com/health/concerns/migraine-management/
Last Saturday, August 6th, 2016, Dr. Susan Hutchinson appeared at the BlogHer16 conference at the JW Marriott Los Angeles as part of a panel sponsored by More To Migraine. Attendees took in a discussion about migraine, its impact, and resources to help manage it.
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