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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Researchers have discovered that a peptide links together migraine pain and pain induced by opioid overuse. Read more here.
New research in mice suggests that adopting a diet rich in extra virgin olive oil can prevent the toxic accumulation of the protein tau, which is a hallmark of multiple types of dementia. Read more here.
The level of exposure to white light is associated with acute risk of headache onset in patients with episodic migraine, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Headache Society. Read more here.
Caffeine withdrawal headaches develop after someone who usually consumes caffeine stops consuming it or cuts back on their intake too quickly. Read more here.
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...a narrative review of clinical development programs for non-oral, non-injectable formulations of dihydroergotamine (DHE) for the treatment of migraine. Read more here.
Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study. Read more here.
The study enrolled patients with VM, measuring the frequency-dependence of self-motion perceptual thresholds during movements. Read more here.
Sharing a meal with loved ones, co-workers or friends may seem like a chore, but research shows it has real benefits. Stick with us here. Read more here.
Intranasal lidocaine may be a useful option for patients with an acute migraine, according to a study which showed the drug had a high success rate, low pain intensity, infrequent need for rescue medicine, and tolerable adverse events. Read more here.
Migraine sufferers reported a decrease in the frequency of attacks, as well as improvement in anxiety and depression symptoms, following participating in progressive muscle relaxation therapy via the RELAXaHEAD smartphone app. Read more here.
A wave of recent research has begun to explore theories involving metabolic causes for migraine that promise new therapeutic directions and plausible strategies to prevent future migraines. Read more here.
Numbness means an absence of feeling or loss of sensation. A numb face can be a symptom of one of many health conditions, including migraine and allergies. Read more here.
According to new research, keeping a healthy weight and quitting smoking before the age of 40 may substantially relieve the hot flashes and night sweats that often characterize menopause. Read more here.
I've been fighting the pain of chronic migraines for years. I've become a master at dealing with the debilitating side effects that go along with these crippling headaches: lack of appetite, insomnia, mood swings–don't even get me started on all the plans I've...
Omega-3 fats have little or no effect on anxiety and depression according to new research. Read more here.
Evidence is accumulating that meal times can impact cardiometabolic health. One recent study, for example, showed that eating meals earlier in the day can help people lose weight, while eating later in the day may promote weight gain and slow down metabolism. These...
Nearly 15 years after experts at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine helped to reinvigorate research on the potential therapeutic effects of psychedelic substances, experts have launched the Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, the first of its...
Eli Lilly, Allergan and Biohaven have a lot riding on their forthcoming migraine launches, and now cost-effectiveness watchdog ICER has come out with some less-than-stellar findings from data supporting the drugs. Read more here.