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Can Migraine Protect Memory?

Many of us with Migraine disease have questioned whether Migraine is affecting our memory and cognitive function. Certainly, many of us have experienced remembering very little during a Migraine attack.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore have released surprising study results. Women with a lifetime history of Migraine showed less of a performance decline over time on cognitive tests than women who didn’t have Migraines...

Read more about this study in Can Migraine Protect Memory.

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Ask the Clinician is available to answer questions about Migraine and other headache disorders, including behavioral interventions and other non-pharmacological treatment options. If you have a question, there’s a good chance someone else is wondering the same thing. The answer to your question will benefit everyone.

  • Medical questions are answered by UCNS certified Migraine and headache specialist, David Watson, MD.
  • Behavioral health questions are answered by NBCC certified counselor, Tammy Rome, LPC.
  • General questions are answered by award-winning patient educator, Teri Robert.
  • We are committed to protecting your privacy. Published answers to submitted questions will never include any personally-identifying information.

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When you submit your question, it will be reviewed by our team. If accepted, we’ll answer the question and add it to our regular publication schedule. Only questions submitted using this form will be considered.  We do not answer questions privately, via email, private message, or in response to blog comments.