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How Some Doctors are Treating Headache Patients without Drugs

Finding the underlying cause of your headaches is the key to choosing the right treatment. Prescriptions for daily drugs can ease the pain, but they only treat the symptom. Your headache may retreat temporarily, but it will come back with

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KC Writers Anthology Reflects RNI Patient-Centered Philosophy

If you want to understand a book, don’t open it in the middle. We at RNI place unusual emphasis on patient histories, even more unusual in this age of numbers-driven healthcare (and numbers-driven everything else, too).

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Patient’s Migraines Caused by Sleep Problems

An RNI patient got rid of her migraines and migraine medications when her sleep breathing disorder was diagnosed and fixed. It’s a great example of how RNI’s cross-disciplinary approach brings results, and how RNI’s original research helps patients directly.

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Migraine Headache Treatment that Finally Worked

Patient controls migraines after 10 years

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Most Common Causes of Migraines Don’t Require Drugs

Drugs often fail because they don’t fix the underlying causes of headache triggers. In this video, Dr. Rowe presents the connection between the spine and headache, and how the solution to headaches must consider the whole patient.

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After 25 Years of Migraines, She Finally Found “Normal” Again

Hear her tell her own story in the video below: This chronic migraine sufferer describes how Dr. Dana Winegarner cured her migraines after 25 years of failed treatments by “doctor after doctor.”  Dr. Winegarner then explains the approach he takes

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MidAmerica Neuroscience Institute is now Rowe Neurology Institute!

After nearly three decades of service to the Kansas City area, and in honor of its founder, the MidAmerica Neuroscience Institute is announcing a name change to Rowe Neurology Institute.

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Doctors Get Migraines Too — Dr. Winegarner’s Story

Dr. Dana Winegarner, D.O., is a key member of the RNI Headache Center team. Visit our main Headache Center page for more information. Specialist treatment is covered by most insurance companies, but some have rules about referrals. Feel free to contact our

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When to See a Neurologist for Headaches

The short answer is: If headaches disrupt your life, you should seek treatment from a headache specialist. Headaches are very complex, with many possible causes and treatments. Primary care doctors are not in a good position to understand this complexity

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Non-Food Headache Triggers

A wide variety of substances and activities are known to trigger migraine headaches. Last month, we discussed some of the foods that seem to bring on headaches for people in our Headache Support Circle. There are also a number of

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