Many can agree that the winter season can be a headache – from shoveling snow, bearing the freezing temperatures, de-icing the car – the list goes on. However, what many don’t realize is that the chilly weather can be physically giving you a headache (all thanks to changes in barometric pressure).
With migraines being the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world, it’s important that people understand their triggers and know that weather is one of the top causes of migraines.
Dr. Susan Hutchinson is a practicing migraine physician and medical advisor at MigraineX, who can discuss:
• ‘Tis the Season for Migraines – Are ‘Winter Headaches’ Really a Thing?
• How to Know If Weather Might Be Your Migraine Trigger
• Solutions for Weather-Related Migraines
About Dr. Susan Hutchinson
Dr. Susan Hutchinson is a headache specialist and board-certified family practice physician. In February 2007, she founded Orange County Migraine & Headache Center, dedicated to serving patients with headache and mood disorders.
Prior to starting Orange County Migraine & Headache Center, Dr. Hutchinson practiced as a family practice physician in the Irvine Area since 1985. Over the years, she developed a passion for helping patients with headache, especially migraine. Dr. Hutchinson suffers from migraine headaches which gives her an empathy with her patients. She felt such a calling to help patients with headache and mood disorders that she decided to specialize and devote her career to alleviating the suffering caused by both headaches and mood disorders..
She lectures nationally on the subject of headache; has written dozens of articles for medical journals; participated in headache research projects and is very active in numerous professional organizations such as the American Headache Society and the National Headache Foundation. She is the immediate post-chair of the Women’s Issues section of the American Headache Society after serving in the chair position for 5 years. Dr. Hutchinson is a dynamic and sought-after speaker.