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Beyond Medication: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Migraine Treatment

Beyond Medication: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Migraine Treatment

Merle Diamond, MD, Co-Medical Director, the Diamond Headache Inpatient Program at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago, discusses the evolution of migraine treatments and her comprehensive approach to caring for patients suffering from intractable migraines.

Dr. Diamond reviews effective alternative treatments such as biofeedback, acupuncture and lifestyle changes as well as the first preventive medications to enter the market. She explains how this holistic approach is helping more patients return to an active, engaged life and to self-manage their pain.


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Merle Diamond, MD

Merle Diamond, MD

President, Managing Director, Diamond Headache Clinic

Dr. Diamond has contributed numerous articles to the medical literature, and has lectured extensively on various headache subjects, particularly the treatment of headache in the emergency department, and hormones and headache.