Assistant Professor of Neurology Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, New York
Next generation therapies in headache medicine feature new and exciting interventions that have recently become available for wide use over the past several years. This course will review the current patterns of acute and preventive therapies in migraine management, then will transition to an overview of novel therapies and rationale for their use. We will review cardiovascular risk in migraine and how it relates to therapy hoice. Common behavioral therapies will also be presented.
Review current patterns of use of preventive medications
Discuss the role of new drug targets in preventive therapy
Explain evidence-based behavioral interventions
Discuss current acute migraine therapies
Recognize the risk of cardiovascular disease in migraine patients