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American Migraine Prevention Study

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00363506
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2008 by Dynamic Health Resources.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 15, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 24, 2008
Information provided by:
Dynamic Health Resources

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of nutritional supplementation and dietary management for the reduction in frequency, duration, and intensity of migraine headache pain.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Migraine Disorders Behavioral: Serotona Plus and dietary behavior management Phase 4

Detailed Description:

AMPS, the American Migraine Prevention Study Program is a home based nutritional study for migraine prevention. It is designed to evaluate a nutritional supplement along with proper diet, and trigger management that may prevent migraines or reduce the frequency, duration and intensity of migraine headache pain.

The AMPS Program is availalbe nationwide. It is a home based study program.

During the three month study period, participants will be asked to take a daily nutritional supplement and follow a recommended diet to avoid potential migraine triggers. Participants will be asked to maintain a headache log and submit headache questionnaires at the beginning and end of the study. Participants do not have to travel and can participate from their current location.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 1000 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Nutritional Based Protocol to Balance Serotonin for the Prevention or Reduced Frequency/Duration/Intensity of Migraines
Study Start Date : January 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Migraine

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Migraine Impact and Disability Survey (MIDAS) - symptoms measured at study beginning and at 90 days

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 72 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of migraines
  • Ages 18-72
  • Migraines more than once per month
  • Diagnosed migraines for more than one year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant/nursing

Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00363506

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Contact: John J Carvalho, MBA 757-721-7781
Contact: Katherine huffman, MA 571-334-9154

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United States, Virginia
Nationwide home based study program Recruiting
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States, 23320
Contact: John J Carvalho, MBA    757-572-7781   
Contact: Katherine huffman, MA    571-334-9154   
Principal Investigator: Dr. John A Allocca, PhD, ScD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dynamic Health Resources
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Study Chair: John J Carvalho, MBA Dynamic Health Resources

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00363506    
Other Study ID Numbers: DHR-757962-7081
First Posted: August 15, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 24, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008
Keywords provided by Dynamic Health Resources:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Migraine Disorders
Headache Disorders, Primary
Headache Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases