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The Gut is a 2nd Brain

  • Date/Time

    Monday, October 3, 2022
    7:00 pm EDT

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Did you know there is a brain in your gut?

Join us to learn about the gut/brain connection as it relates to migraine and headache disease.

Dr. Stephen Silberstein will touch upon a number of points:

  • The anatomy of the gut
  • Some species have more neurons in the gut than brain
  • Why do we get headache with a poor diet or not eating
  • Bacteria that protects the gut
  • How to protect your gut

This is a virtual event.


  • Dr. Stephen Silberstein
Stephen Silberstein, MD, FACP

Stephen Silberstein, MD, FACP

Dr. Silberstein is a Professor of Neurology and Director of the Jefferson Headache Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. He is involved with migraine research and clinical trials and the author of over 400 peer-reviewed publications.

A Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Neurology, and the American Headache Society (AHS). Dr. Silberstein served the AHS as President, Treasurer, and Board of Directors member. He is the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by AHS. He is Chairman within the World Federation of Neurology and President of the Philadelphia Headache Society.

Dr. Silberstein is the senior editor of the 8th edition (and the upcoming 9th edition) of Wolff’s Headache and Other Head Pain, Associate Editor of Cephalalgia and CNS Drugs, and a present or prior member of the Editorial Board of Headache, Cephalalgia, Acta Neurologica Scandinavia, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychology, and Topics in Pain.

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