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Headaches/Migraines

1. Do you suffer from migraines? Severe headaches?

A research study is being conducted on pre-menopausal women, ages 18-55, with episodic migraine, chronic migraine or healthy controls.

Participation includes:

  • Two study visits.
  • Completion of questionnaires.
  • Neurological examn.
  • Obtaining fasting blood samples.
  • DXA scan and abdominal MRI.

If you're interested in participating, please contact Linda White, CRNP, study coordinator, at 410-550-4418.

PI: B. Lee Peterlin, D.O.
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2. Are you interested in participating in a research study comparing medications for migraine pain?

We are recruiting healthy women and men ages 18-65 with a history of migraines for at least one year.

The study includes:

  • Five study visits
  • Completion of headache questionnaires/calendar/diary
  • Physical examination
  • Treating migraines with two different nasal sprays/placebo

You will be paid $75 for participating in the study upon completion, and you will receive a paid parking voucher for each study visit.

If you're interested in participating, please contact Linda White, CRNP, study coordinator, at 410-550-9550.

PI: B. Lee Peterlin, D.O.
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3. Do You Suffer From Migraine Headaches?

Researchers at University of Maryland Dental School and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are looking for volunteers with migraine headaches to participate in a research study looking at ways to reduce headaches that do not involve drugs. You will learn various stress management techniques and some people will learn mindfulness meditation techniques.

To participate, you must:

  • Be 18-65 years old
  • Have had migraines for at least one year
  • Experience 4 to 14 headaches per month
  • Not be using opioid (“narcotic”) pain medication

To see if you are eligible, you must complete:

  • Two screening visits that include:
    Evaluation and questionnaires
    Sensory testing procedures
    - One or more MRI’s of your brain
  • Daily migraine diaries completed online

If you are eligible, the study involves:

  • Assignment to one of two stress management groups
    - Both groups use non-drug techniques and one group includes mindfulness meditation.
    - Each group includes 12-13 sessions that will occur over a four-month period.
  • All examinations, parking and tests are provided at no cost.
  • Compensation up to $900 for completing ALL study visits.

For more information, please call 410-550-9056.

PI: Jennifer Haythornthwaite Ph.D.
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