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The GP Show


Join GP and Medical Educator Dr Sam Manger MBBS BSc FRACGP FASLM covering a variety of topics with case studies, guideline reviews, guest interviews and more for medical doctors and allied health including general practitioners, family physicians, specialists, allied health, nurses, registrars/residents, medical students and anybody interested in health, science and medicine.

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Aug 15, 2019

Dr Ron Granot is a specialist neurologist working in Bondi Junction, Sydney.  He is involved in various research projects and has appeared on multiple radio and TV platforms.  He writes a blog on his website https://eastneurology.com.au/.

Today we discuss migraines, including:

  • Prevalence
  • Pathophysiology and risk factors
  • Types of migraines 
  • Diagnostic features
  • Role of investigations
  • Management = Acute, lifestyle, prophylaxis including new medications like Erenumab 
  • Botox
  • Future treatments on the horizon
  • Resources for therapists

Some info on biofeedback, relaxation for those interested = https://headaches.org/resources/

Good mindfulness apps = Smiling Minds, Headspace

There are no conflicts of interest to declare.

Enjoy friends.