Robbins Headache Clinic
For more than 25 years, headache sufferers in the Chicago area have found relief from their pain, thanks to our cutting-edge treatment based on the latest advancements in the field. Dr. Larry Robbins, M.D., and Nurse Practitioner Brooke Phenicie, NP-C, use a comprehensive combination of remedies for migraines, tension headaches and cluster headaches. To start your individualized treatment plan, call and make an appointment.
2610 Lake Cook Road, Suite 160 Riverwoods, IL 60015 847.374.9399
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Treatment of headache at all ages. Hundreds of clinical tips/pearls. What to do when nothing works. Psychological conditions that often accompany severe headaches. Cutting edge medications and non-medicine approaches.” Hailed as “…the #1 resource for what to do for those with very difficult to treat headaches“….
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Chronic pain is known to cause brain anatomy changes and impairments, but yoga can be an important tool for preventing or even reversing the effects of chronic pain on the brain, according to a new study. Read more here.
Ubrogepant has demonstrated efficacy in treating acute migraine among individuals for whom triptan has not been effective. Read more here.
After a season of college football, portions of players’ brains can show worrying signs of damage, even if they did not experience a concussion, according to a timely new study of contact sports and brain health. Read more here.
Through the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) studies, headache has emerged as a major global public health concern. We aimed to use data from the GBD 2016 study to provide new estimates for prevalence and years of life lived with disability...
Pfizer Inc. issued a voluntary nationwide recall Wednesday for two lots of Relpax (eletriptan hydrobromide) 40-milligram tablets due to the potential contamination. The lots are AR5407 and CD4565. Read more here.
Migraine is underdiagnosed and undertreated, said Dawn C. Buse, PhD, clinical professor of neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, and colleagues. Read more here.
Researchers, using data from more than 40,000 women, conclude that eating red meat is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, but consuming poultry appears to link to a lower risk. Read more here.
A migraine plotline offers a teachable moment on an invisible disorder that disproportionately affects women. Read more here.
An intravenous formulation of a calcitonin gene–related peptide inhibitor monoclonal antibody showed efficacy for preventing chronic migraine headaches for 3 months in a dose-ranging, phase 3 trial with 1,072 patients. Read more here.
SEE GRAPH - Association between servings of caffeinated beverages compared to none and occurrence of migraine on the same day among 98 participants with episodic migraines followed for 6 weeks. Read more here.
Lenses that transition in sunlight to become sunglasses help protect eyes from dust, bugs, drying breezes and, most important of all, the damaging effects of ultraviolet light. Read more here.
Older men and women who stopped taking the drugs were at increased risk of heart attack and stroke. Read more here.
Higher perceived stress was associated with higher migraine frequency, but not chronic migraine, a new study found. Read more here.
Being more socially active in your 50s and 60s predicts a lower risk of developing dementia later on, finds a new UCL-led study published in PLOS Medicine. Read more here.
The more exposure that a person without migraine has to people with the disorder, the more likely he or she is to have potentially stigmatizing attitudes toward migraine, according to an analysis presented at the annual meeting of the American Headache Society. Read...
Anxiety Chronicles is a series from The Lily that examines the journeys different women have with anxiety. Read more here.
The bones may lose density as a person continues to age. After menopause, in particular, a person becomes susceptible to osteoporosis, a disease that can weaken the bones so much that they can break easily. Read more here.
In a pilot study, researchers explored art-based mindfulness activities that schools could use to reduce headaches, a common side effect of stress in adolescent girls. Read more here.