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June is National Headache and Migraine Awareness Month

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June is National Headache and Migraine Awareness Month.

Headaches are one of the top reasons patients go to the emergency room. Dr. Deena Kuruvilla, a Yale Medicine neurologist, talks about innovative ways of treating this pain, including an experimental digital headset. It is being tested in a new clinical as a non-drug way to potentially bring relief to migraine sufferers. Relivion by Neurorelief is a self-administered treatment which consist of a six integrated electrodes attached to a headset, delivering gentle electrical signals to the target nerves. To take a closer look at the device, click here.

If you have migraines, talk to your doctor about your symptoms, or see a neurologist who specializes in migraines and headaches. If you’re interested in participating in the trial, contact liz.perrotti@yale.edu or call 203-785-5719.  The study is underway and is expected to finish by fall of 2019.

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