Better Pain Free: Managing Headaches

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In this episode we discuss headaches, a problem that most if not all of us have had at some point in our lives. For most people, a headache is a minor inconvenience relieved with an over the counter medication. But what happens when the headache does not go away or keeps recurring? What do we do then? What can we do to avoid headaches? What home remedies and alternative therapies may be worth trying? And when is it time to see a doctor and what are the long term treatment options? To answer these questions and many more, we turned to a true expert.

This Episode's Guest:
Teshamae Monteith, MD
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Dr Teshamae Monteith is an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She is the Chief of the Headache Division and the program director for the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) Headache Medicine fellowship program. Dr. Monteith received her medical degree at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She completed her Neurology residency training at New York University, and then pursued two fellowships in headache medicine at Thomas Jefferson University and University of California, San Francisco. Dr Monteith currently serves on the editorial board for the American Migraine Foundation and the American Academy of Neurology’s Brain and Life Magazine. She is the Headache Topic Chair for the 2022 AAN Annual Meeting Scientific Program abstract review process. She is also a co-recipient of the American Academy of Neurology’s (AAN) Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Award and the American Headache Society’s Wolff award. She has lectured both nationally and internationally, authored numerous publications and has provided peer review for both national and international journals. Dr. Monteith has served on several advisory boards for migraine and cluster headache. She has hosted over 80 podcasts for the AAN Neurology Journal/Neurology, Neurology Minute and Continuum Audio for topics important for neurologists including brain health, migraine, cluster headache and secondary headache disorders.