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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast


Jun 25, 2020

It’s more than just a headache. Migraine is a disturbance of normal neurological function, and as you are aware, it causes more than just severe head pain. This week on BrainWaves, Dr. Deborah Friedman (UT Southwestern) shares her experience evaluating and managing the unusual neurologic manifestations of migraine that aren’t just the misery from recurrent attacks.

Produced by James E. Siegler & Deborah Friedman. Music courtesy of Josh Woodward, Kevin McLeod and Lee Rosevere. The opening theme was composed by Jimothy Dalton. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. Unless otherwise mentioned in the podcast, no competing financial interests exist in the content of this episode. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.

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