Cortical Spreading Depression & Migraine: the 60 year war & the wave of the future

10194_2013_Article_306_Fig1_HTMLCortical Spreading Depression (CSD) is one of the more well supported and researched theories when it comes to the cause of migraine aura. When I first read about it in recently published articles and news reports it sounded new, however, CSD …

Meniere’s, Migraine, or Both?

vertigocausessymptomsWhen vertigo starts many are caught between two very different diagnoses. Vestibular Migraine, also known as Migraine Associated Vertigo (MAV) and Meniere’s Disease. These two conditions are both tricky to diagnose, and the two conditions occur in different parts …

Out of the Downward Spiral

I had no clue that a condition I have had for almost twenty years could spiral (literally, and I mean literally in the correct use of the word) out of control.  I went back to the work at the end of July, but I was still struggling with daily migraines. …