molly_croppedI look forward to helping patients on their journey to healing at Orange County Migraine & Headache Center.

– Dr. Molly Rossknecht
(read more about me here)

Also be sure to check out “Ask Dr. Molly” for answers to common patient questions!

Dr. Susan HutchinsonAt Orange County Migraine & Headache Center, we’re dedicated to the relief of pain caused by headaches and mood disorders.We’ve worked hard to ensure you have the best possible experience.

– Dr. Susan Hutchinson
(read more about me here)

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Phone: 949-861-8717
Fax: 949-861-8719
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The Orange County Migraine & Headache Center Difference

At Orange County Migraine & Headache Center you’ll experience a warm, friendly and relaxing atmosphere.

  • Specializing in treatment of migraines (including chronic), headaches and mood disorders.
  • No headache is too complicated to treat.
  • Quality time. We do not overbook.
  • Your concerns will be listened to. You will not be rushed.
  • Family members are welcome to sit in on the consultation.
  • Certified Botox Physician
  • Dr. Hutchinson is also on staff at Hoag.


Why shouldn’t I use a narcotic to rescue a severe migraine attack?

Increasing evidence from research shows that narcotics can worsen a headache condition by causing narcotic/opioid hypersensitivity. This means that over a period of time no acute medication will work as well. Narcotics are not migraine specific and are not FDA approved for the treatment of migraine. There are migraine-specific medications, oral and non-oral, that are much more appropriate for the treatment of an acute migraine attack such as the triptan category.

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Why are my headaches worse in the winter?

There can be many reasons for worsening of a headache pattern during winter months. Weather changes can be a factor, especially drops in barometric pressure that can occur before a storm. Turning heaters on can be a trigger if dust or mold has accumulated in the air ducts. For some, Holiday stress can be a trigger either from travel or entertaining. Also, there is a tendency to fall off your exercise program, not eat as healthy, and not have a consistent sleep schedule during the Holidays. Now that the Holidays are over, resuming a healthy life style should help.

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Join The OC Migraine & Headache Center Angels 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Team!

Orange County Migraine & Headache Center invites you to join our team for the Angels 5K & Fun Run on April 21st, 2018.

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Dr. Hutchinson in Reader’s Digest

Reader’s Digest Online has included MigraineX and Dr. Hutchinson in an article titled, “The Sneaky Warning Signs a Migraine Is Coming—and […]

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“There is no other doctor I would have treat my migraines but Dr. Hutchinson. She takes the time to get to know her patients, she listens to me and I consider her to be a real partner in my health care decisions. Dr. Hutchinson is the BEST!”

– Heidi Bressler