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Episode 49: Is it a Migraine or a Headache? with Dr. Rani Banik

This week on the WHoly Mom Chat, Jennifer interviews Dr. Rani about migraines and headaches. Dr. Rani shares the story of her own struggles with chronic migraines and her path to a whole health approach to life. She became a certified functional health practitioner after becoming a board-certified ophthalmologist and neuro-ophthalmologist. With her broad experience, she helps us process what our body is telling us when we have migraines and headaches. Rani shares her passion to educate people and practitioners about the benefits of holistic health.  As you listen, if you think you are having symptoms of migraine or headache, seek help from someone who has training in diagnosing and treating migraine.

Listen in to learn more about:

  • {03:58} What is Neuro-Ophthalmology?
  • {04:18} What is Functional Medicine?
  • {06:20} Migraine or a headache?
  • {10:04} Triggers
  • {18:00} Practical strategies that migraine sufferers can implement? 
  • The Migraine Buddy App for tracking symptoms

About Dr. Rani 

Dr. Rani Banik is America’s Integrative Eye Doctor. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained neuro-ophthalmologist with additional training in Functional Medicine. Dr. Rani runs a private practice based in New York City and is also Associate Professor of Mount Sinai in NYC where she serves as an educator and researcher. 

Dr. Rani is frequently featured as an expert in the media and has been interviewed on Good Morning America, CBS, NBC, ABC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Fox, amongst many others. 

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EBook: 6 Natural Ways to Conquer Headaches  



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