Educators profile: David Roeltgen MD


David Roeltgen received his MD from Tufts, with additional training  in Medicine at York Hospital and Neurology at Hershey, Penn State. Interested in brain and behavior in all of its facets, he currently practices General Neurology in Southern New Jersey with special emphasis on dementia and headache and is Board Certified in the latter. He and his wife of 44 years, Meg, both graduated from Penn with college degrees and, as expected from a liberal arts program, a certain amount of life skills. However, advanced training at York and Hershey provided them with some background in the lifestyle and now with Couples Cruises they are working on their advanced degrees, trying to prove one is never too old to learn.

Classes Offered by David Roeltgen

Title: Sex and Migraine, what are the connections? OR Migraine may disrupt sex, but does it actually make sex better?

Since migraine occurs in over 20% of women of childbearing age, many of you have probably had a headache ruin a romantic day or evening. Perhaps you have even heard or personally uttered that dreadful sentence, “not tonight dear, I have a headache”.  If you or any one you know suffers from this malady, this seminar is designed for you.

 This seminar is designed to:

1.  Review ways that migraine can be disruptive to life (episodic blues and disinterest to full blown migraines, including coital headache).

2.  Cover some general (non-medical methods of avoiding them

3.  Discuss the theory that migraine and its associated hypersensitization make people with the genetic predisposition to migraine better lovers through increase arousal and empathy.

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