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Headache NewsBlog By Headache Specialist Alexander Mauskop

Alexander Mauskop, director of the New York Headache Center, regularly posts his thoughts on current headache news on the aptly named Headache NewsBlog. He dispels myths and examines closely media coverage of headache news. Here’s a taste of Mauskop’s blog, but look over Headache NewsBlog to get the full flavor.

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2 Responses to Headache NewsBlog By Headache Specialist Alexander Mauskop

  1. MaxJerz says:

    Kerrie, thanks very much for this link. It looks like there is a lot of great information on his blog!

  2. Joni Archer says:

    Has anyone had success with Botox injections for chronic headaches?

    Any success with acupuncture? If so, can you recommend one?

    I am looking for pain relief for my mother.

    Thank you.

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    Hi Joni,

    Your mother is fortunate to have a daughter researching headache treatments for her. Just having a family member who recognizes that she is suffering (and that her headaches aren’t all in her head) is likely a tremendous relief.

    I know a lot of people who have had success with Botox, although it wasn’t helpful for me. Acupuncture has mixed results from the people I’ve talked to. It is less invasive than Botox, so it might be a good place to start.

    You may want to ask about it on our forum. I know a lot of people there have tried both, so you can get a better range of answers.
    http://www.thedailyheadache.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=3

    Take care,
    Kerrie

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