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Medical Monday 10/24/22: Headaches and Migraines

1819 caricature, "The Head Ache". A man, in obvious pain, is being struck in the head by comical gremlins with mallets
George Cruikshank [artist]; George Humphrey [publisher]
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London/Wikimedia Commons
The Headache (caricature) 1819

Joining us for Medical Monday is Dr. Hida Nierenburg, director of headache medicine at Nuvance Health. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

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Dr. Hida Nierenburg, headshot
Nuvance Health
Dr. Hida Nierenburg

Dr. Hida Nierenburg is double-board certified in neurology and headache medicine. She completed her fellowship in headaches at Mount Sinai Roosevelt Headache Institute in New York City, and her residency in neurology at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington D.C. Dr. Nierenburg is at the forefront of migraine treatment including advances with infusion therapy and electroceuticals and other types of non-medication options to treat migraine.

Dr. Nierenburg's areas of expertise include treatment for migraines and other primary headaches which can include oral medications, botox injections, nerve blocks and some non-medication options. Dr. Nierenburg prides herself in education about headaches which is something she does with patients in order to help them understand the illness.

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