Clinical Director and fellowship director of the John R. Graham Headache Center at the Faulkner Hospital in Boston and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH

Chief, Division of Headache and Pain, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Liz Neporent

Liz Neporent is a true leader in the fitness industry. She is the former president of Frontline Fitness and Plus One Health Management and is author or co-author of a dozen books on fitness and health, including Buns of Steel, Abs of Steel, Fitness for Dummies, Weight Training for Dummies, The Ultimate Body, and The Fat-Free Truth. She is a contributing editor for Prevention magazine, a writer on mind and body and other health topics for the New York Daily News, and a frequent contributor to Shape, Self, Fitness and many other health and fitness journals. Liz also oversees two of the most popular boards on – 100 Pounds or More, and Fit by Friday – where she supplies guidance, support and content.


How to manage the pain, reduce the headaches—and lead a healthier, happier life


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