Canadian Migraine Tracker – Questions and Answers

Canadian Migraine Tracker – Questions and Answers

Recently, the Canadian Headache Society launched an App for migraine monitoring: the Canadian Migraine Tracker.Using a headache diary is a good way to keep track of the situation and observe the results of treatments. Many options are available, paper and app. Many...
CGRP antibodies for migraine

CGRP antibodies for migraine

CGRP antibodies are coming to Canada and are stirring a lot of interest from the medical community.  Patients also have many questions about these new treatments. Migraine Canada has created a handout to provide basic information. Have a look, and if you are a health...
AHS comments on the new CGRP MABs

AHS comments on the new CGRP MABs

Dear CHS colleagues, Please find a message from the AHS president, Kathleen Digre, summarizing some aspects of CGRP MAB therapy. Exciting prospects ahead (and lots of forms) — Elizabeth Leroux, MD, FRCPC Clinical Associate Professor, Neurology Headache Leader,...
Headache rotation highly popular in Toronto

Headache rotation highly popular in Toronto

Many neurology residents in Canada do not have access to proper training in headache medicine. In Toronto though, things have been much improved since Dr Christine Lay and Jonathan Gladstone took charge. There is a now a one-month elective available to neurology...
A good canadian reference for our GP colleagues

A good canadian reference for our GP colleagues

Not enough time is dedicated to headache in GP residency programs. There is a huge need for more guidance on headache medicine for family practitioners. Dr Werner Becker, director of the Calgary Headache Program (CHAMP), and treasurer of our society, has recently...