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Migraine hacks I wish for: Psychic Earplugs

08/29/2014 07:17:23 AM

I’m back for another installment of my new Migraine Hacks I Wish For Series. File this under Impossible Inventions or Things I Wish Existed. As someone who has dealt with migraine for... READ MORE > read more

Hot Wings for Headache

08/29/2014 04:24:18 AM

By now you are familiar with the ALS “ice bucket” fundraising and awareness campaign. People have been posting videos of themselves accepting the challenge, sharing facts about ALS, and then challenging others... READ MORE > read more

Believing the lie

08/28/2014 18:55:08 PM

We’ve all heard it. Migraine is NOT just a headache. There are so many other symptoms we have to deal with. Sometimes it’s difficult to determine if what I am experiencing is... READ MORE > read more

How Open is your Doctor to Complementary and Alternative Medicine?

08/27/2014 10:17:37 AM

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (or CAM) is widely used by patients, but often left undiscussed with their traditional doctors. According to one study, 82% of headache sufferers use some type of alternative... READ MORE > read more

Can Having a Purpose in Life Protect You From Pain?

08/26/2014 13:46:54 PM

Purposeful people live longer; that’s the takeaway from a recent study1 based on data taken from a longitudinal sample that followed 7,108 participants for approximately 15 years. According to the study, this... READ MORE > read more

Faking It

08/25/2014 18:42:07 PM

Headache advocates are taking to social media to express their (justified) outrage about a wikiHow that explains how to fake a migraine. The article, one of many “how to fake” pieces on... READ MORE > read more

Outsmarting Triptan Packaging

08/24/2014 08:19:47 AM

When migraine makes you clumsy or reduces the strength of your grip, opening triptan packaging can be unbelievably frustrating. Some people keep small scissors with them to get to their drugs, but... READ MORE > read more

Migraine Hacks I Wish For: The Psychic Scent Blocker

08/22/2014 08:47:30 AM

This is part of a somewhat silly, somewhat silly blog series I started called “Migraine Hacks I Wish For,” a collection of would-be inventions that would make my life as a migraineur... READ MORE > read more

MTHFR and the Genetic Mutation That Could Be Affecting Your Migraine Treatment

08/21/2014 13:11:37 PM

MTHFR is the official symbol for a gene called methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (NAD(P)H). This gene instructs the body to make an enzyme, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, which is involved in converting certain B-vitamins  into a... READ MOR > read more

The Four Agreements for migraine: Always do your best

08/20/2014 14:26:58 PM

This is the last agreement in The Four Agreements series. In the first post, we addressed the way we talk to ourselves and others with Agreement #1 – “Be impeccable with your... READ MORE > read more

A new menstrual-related migraine routine for me

08/19/2014 06:22:41 AM

A few months back, I wrote a review of my migraine.com colleague Dr. Susan Hutchinson’s book The Woman’s Guide to Managing Migraine: Understanding the Hormone Connection to Find Hope and Wellness.. As... READ MORE > read more

Early Retirement

08/17/2014 11:55:40 AM

Serious athletes train their entire lives to make it in the big leagues. They spend years working on their craft, always striving to be better, stronger and faster. But their own bodies... READ MORE > read more

13 Things People With Migraine DO Want to Hear

08/15/2014 10:52:09 AM

If you’ve read what not to say to someone with migraine, you may be wondering if there is anything left that you CAN say. The answer is yes, absolutely! There are plenty... READ MORE > read more

“Migraine Brain” Part II – working memory deficits

08/13/2014 14:13:12 PM

In Treating “Migraine Brain” , I introduced the idea of using mental health strategies to compensate for memory and focus problems brought on by migraine. This can be accomplished by identifying your Executive Skills... READ MORE > read more

Curious about my concussion

08/12/2014 13:29:39 PM

When I was a kid, I rode my bike all the time.  The riding was for pure pleasure, not usually related to the need for a quick commute.  I occasionally rode my... READ MORE > read more

Ten Self-Care Tips for Back-to-School Time

08/11/2014 17:57:07 PM

August is almost over, which means many of us are preparing for back-to-school time. Here are some tips migraineurs can use to help ease the transition into earlier mornings and more hectic... READ MORE > read more

Results of sumatriptan, naratriptan, and treximet pregnancy registry published

08/11/2014 08:26:14 AM

The final results from the 16-year pregnancy registry for sumatriptan, naratriptan, and treximet were recently published in Headache.1 This was an international, primarily prospective, observational study enrolling women who were exposed to... READ M > read more

When nausea isn’t a migraine symptom

08/10/2014 06:30:53 AM

It is tempting to blame every new symptom on migraine, especially if it is a known symptom of migraine. Take nausea, for example. When we get nauseous, we assume it’s a migraine,... READ MORE > read more

10 ways to help someone with migraine

08/08/2014 17:25:29 PM

Whether someone has chronic migraine, high-frequency episodic migraine, or the occasional migraine attack that knocks them out for days on end, nearly everyone with migraine could use help during a flareup. It... READ MORE > read more

Do you feel like you’ve tried everything?

08/06/2014 10:00:21 AM

“I’ve tried everything and nothing works for me.” “This treatment is my last hope.” “If X doesn’t work, there’s nothing else to help me.” Have those thoughts ever crossed your mind? They... READ MORE > read more

Can being startled trigger a migraine?

08/05/2014 15:42:03 PM

Recently a reader on migraine.com made a comment online about how one of her surefire migraine triggers is being startled.  This struck a chord with me, as I am infamous in my... READ MORE > read more

The Four Agreements for Migraine: Don’t make assumptions

08/04/2014 11:27:28 AM

So far we have explored the first two agreements, “Be impeccable with your word”  and “Don’t take anything personally” . By now you should start seeing a pattern. Each agreement has an emphasis... READ MORE > read more

Menopause May Increase Migraine Frequency

08/03/2014 19:45:23 PM

Many women have been told that their migraine frequency will lessen with menopause. However, women have been telling their doctors for years that their migraine attacks increase with the transition to menopause... READ MORE > read more

Approaching treatments with healthy skepticism

08/02/2014 15:16:59 PM

When you’ve been dealing with debilitating migraine attacks, it can be so tempting to invest your hope in new and attractive treatment options.  When you’ve met with doctor after doctor and tried... READ MORE > read more

Treating “migraine brain”

08/01/2014 06:32:03 AM

Anyone who has ever experienced a migraine will tell you that it is nearly impossible to think clearly or communicate effectively during an attack. Many will attest to residual problems during the... READ MORE > read more

4 Summertime Triggers and Their Migraine-Friendly Alternatives

07/30/2014 15:23:28 PM

Sunscreen is a major trigger for some migraineurs, and with the smells, the chemicals, the accidentally-spray-in-your-face method of delivery, it’s easy to see why. Thankfully, there’s an alternative out there for whatever... READ MORE > read more

Muscle weakness during the postdrome stage of migraine

07/29/2014 13:27:48 PM

Migraine postdrome can last many hours (sometimes over a day!), and boy oh boy have I been feeling that lately. In the old days (I sound like I’m reminiscing fondly, don’t I?),... READ MORE > read more

Botox Basics

07/29/2014 05:51:24 AM

Over the past few weeks, I’ve interacted with a lot of Migraineurs who are trying Botox for the first time. I started using Botox 3 years ago and find it essential in... READ MORE > read more

“You’re Doing Everything Right”

07/28/2014 15:05:45 PM

“You’re doing everything right.” My friend Kate wrote that to me in a card when my migraines were at their very worst. Her words carried me through my darkest, most painful (physically... READ MORE > read more

Men and women experience migraine differently

07/26/2014 23:52:42 PM

At the 56th Annual American Headache Society conference in June, researchers presented evidence that when it comes to migraines, men and women may have completely different disorders. They discovered structural and functional... READ MORE > read more

You can wish away one migraine trigger: what will you choose?

07/26/2014 08:06:44 AM

I am your fairy godmother, and I am here to grant you just one wish. Now before you let your thoughts get too, um, wishful, know that there are very strict rules... READ MORE > read more

Frustrations in the ER

07/25/2014 16:04:17 PM

I don’t know if it’s a good thing or a bad thing when the doctors and nurses in the ER start to recognize you. On one hand it can make it easier... READ MORE > read more

Book review: WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart

07/24/2014 11:00:19 AM

Regular readers of this site may remember that I am always keeping an eye out for books that deal with migraine.  I’m interested in novels that feature characters who have migraine disease,... READ MORE > read more

The Migraine Food Trigger You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

07/23/2014 12:08:22 PM

I went from having a migraine attack nearly every time I ate (no exaggeration) to having only a few a week. The explanation of how I did it is long and involved.... READ MORE > read more

Five Tips for Traveling with Chronic Migraine

07/22/2014 18:32:22 PM

Summertime is traveling time for many of us. Unfortunately, travel and chronic migraine don’t often mix. Make the most of your trip with these five tips: Update your medications. Make sure you... READ MORE > read more

Migraine management confidence boosters

07/21/2014 14:06:43 PM

Before I had to quit working due to headache disorders, I discovered the need for creative ways to manage migraine. As a home-based family therapist, I practically lived in my car. Everything... READ MORE > read more

Migraine trigger series: weird head & neck positions

07/20/2014 21:09:23 PM

In late May I went to New York City (home of my alma mater, NYU) for a gigantic book conference.  I added in an extra day before and after the conference so... READ MORE > read more

10 Ways Migraine is Not “Just a Headache”

07/18/2014 14:20:24 PM

Migraine is a neurological disorder that’s largely inherited and migraine attacks are terribly painful and often disabling. Sadly, though, migraine is frequently dismissed as “just a headache” and migraineurs are told to... READ MORE > read more

Considerations for Women with Migraines During Pregnancy

07/17/2014 18:18:18 PM

We often notice valuable discussions taking place within our community forums or Facebook page that we like to highlight as a part of our Headlines. Below is a discussion on managing migraines... READ MORE > read more

The Four Agreements for Migraine: Don’t take anything personally

07/16/2014 14:41:49 PM

In the last post I introduced the first of four agreements from The Four Agreements, “Be impeccable with your word” and shared ways to apply this agreement to life with migraine. I... READ MORE > read more

Migraineurs who won’t seek help

07/15/2014 18:11:12 PM

One of my best friends was at the house this afternoon, talking about a buddy of hers who has frequent, severe headaches (I believe they are related to migraine but don’t know... READ MORE > read more

Unusual Migraine Symptoms: Earaches, Ear Pain

07/14/2014 18:42:50 PM

Do your ears ever hurt or burn like you have an earache? Does the pain come and go, but never lasts very long? Have you had a doctor look at your ears... READ MORE > read more

Will Botox Work For You? New Study May Provide a Clue

07/13/2014 08:02:07 AM

Ever since 2010, when the FDA approved Botox for the treatment of chronic migraine, migraineurs and/or our doctors have been eager to try it. (My neurologist, for instance, brings it up at... READ MORE > read more

Potential Relationship Between Infant Colic and Migraine

07/10/2014 18:40:02 PM

This year’s annual scientific meeting for the American Headache Society occurred in Los Angeles, California on June 26-29, 2014. Among the plethora of exciting research presented was an interesting meta-analysis of several... READ MORE > read more

The Four Agreements for Migraine: Be impeccable with your word

07/10/2014 11:09:09 AM

Years ago I really struggled with not wanting to let people know when I was getting a migraine. I didn’t want to be viewed as the one who spoiled the party or... READ MORE > read more

Day in the Life of a Migraineur

07/09/2014 18:44:26 PM

People without migraine disease (or those for whom the disease only shows up rarely) tend to focus on what life is like for patients during an attack.  This is understandable—the attacks, after... READ MORE > read more

Headlines from the 2014 AHS Annual Meeting

07/09/2014 18:35:17 PM

The 56th annual scientific meeting for the American Headache Society occurred in Los Angeles, California on June 26-29, 2014. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Researching and Understanding Both Hemispheres of... READ MORE > read more

Relocating to Reduce Weather Triggers

07/08/2014 19:20:23 PM

Have you ever daydreamed about moving to a different climate so you could avoid weather-triggered migraine attacks? I made such a move almost four years ago. While your experience could be different,... READ MORE > read more

Tips on How to Survive the Early Years of Parenthood when You Live with Chronic Migraine

07/07/2014 12:20:16 PM

Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers require a lot of attention. They’re loud. They’re rowdy. They have a seemingly endless supply of energy. They’re also needy, clingy, and irritable, and they don’t always sleep... READ MORE > read more

Migraine hacks I wish for: magic night driving glasses

07/06/2014 19:24:12 PM

Throughout the years, I’ve wished for little tweaks that would allow me to live a relatively normal life without worrying about uncontrollable migraine triggers coming up with no warning. In this new,... READ MORE > read more

Our Best Advice

07/04/2014 18:54:32 PM

In honor of Migraine Awareness month (#MHAM) last month, I asked my fellow patient advocates here at Migraine.com what their best advice would be to any and all Migraineurs. From great travel... READ MORE > read more

Kids & Teens Get Migraine Relief from Biofeedback, Relaxation Training

07/03/2014 08:04:52 AM

Biofeedback, relaxation techniques and stress reduction decreased the migraine frequency and migraine-related disability of children and adolescents in a new study. In the study, these treatments, which are all forms of cognitive... READ MORE > read more

Healthy ways to enlist help with trigger avoidance

07/02/2014 12:27:01 PM

Do you have difficulty asking others to accommodate your need to avoid migraine triggers? Trigger management has been covered here many times before. We all know that limiting our exposure to triggers... READ MORE > read more

Early Signs and Symptoms of a Migraine Attack

07/01/2014 20:48:50 PM

As we know, people with migraine experience a vast number of symptoms during a migraine attack, and every person’s experience is unique. In addition to actual symptoms during an attack, migraineurs may... READ MORE > read more

When you rebel and risk a migraine

06/30/2014 18:46:35 PM

I find myself wanting to confess things on here because I know that I am talking to a room (however virtual) of other migraineurs who understand what it is like to deal... READ MORE > read more

A Whole New World

06/30/2014 08:12:49 AM

Today is the last day of the 2014 Migraine and Headache Awareness Month (MHAM) blog challenge for this year. It was hosted by the American Headache and Migraine Association and I hope... READ MORE > read more

The Power of Vulnerability

06/29/2014 05:47:36 AM

Migraine & Headache Awareness Month blog challenge #29: “‘The Power of Vulnerability’ video will make you laugh, cry, and laugh again.” When you have an illness that’s as heavily stigmatized as migraine,... READ MORE > read more

A Dream Job

06/28/2014 12:14:22 PM

Today’s blog challenge is inspired by a quote from Haruki Marukami, “I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only thing to do.” > read more

What If Your ‘Migraine-Free’ Wish Came True?

06/27/2014 11:50:49 AM

We often find ourselves making wishes, whether it be for something small like an extra 10 minutes of sleep before our alarm goes off, or something more important, like the improvement in... READ MORE > read more

A Nutrition Intervention for Migraines – New Study Indicates Elimination Diet May Work

06/26/2014 09:08:42 AM

Dietary modification to eliminate triggers and help prevent migraine attacks is nothing new. Many of us take dietary supplements, such as magnesium and/or CoQ10, at the advice of our doctors in the... READ MORE > read more

Embracing the good days

06/26/2014 06:05:10 AM

Today the Migraine and Headache Awareness Blog challenge is to read and comment on the poem “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou as it relates to migraine and headache disorders.  As I... READ MORE > read more

Why Change is So Hard

06/25/2014 10:33:32 AM

June marks Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, an annual campaign to make people more aware of the impact of migraine and headache disorders on everyone’s life. Lots of bloggers out there (including... READ MORE > read more

Hold On – Migraine and depression

06/24/2014 08:31:11 AM

June marks Headache & Migraine Awareness Month, an annual campaign to make people more aware of the impact of migraine and headache disorders on everyone’s life. Lots of bloggers out there (including... READ MORE > read more

Responding to patient-blaming

06/24/2014 08:19:08 AM

Today’s prompt for Migraine and Headache Disorders Blog Challenge is to watch the video, “Hold on” by Wilson Philips and apply it to migraine and headache disorders. While the song is actually... READ MORE > read more

Chronic Migraine’s Enormous Impact on Marriage & Parenting

06/23/2014 09:34:04 AM

Anyone who has experienced chronic migraine knows it can place tremendous stress on family relationships. A new study demonstrates just how enormous the impact is. The findings speak loud and clear: 73%... READ MORE > read more

Nerve Blocks for Migraine Safe in Pregnancy, Research Suggests

06/22/2014 08:23:17 AM

Treatment of Migraine and Headache Disorders during pregnancy is incredibly challenging for both physicians and patients. Many standard preventive and abortive treatments are  known to be unsafe for the developing fetus or... READ MORE > read more

Nerve Blocks for Migraine Safe in Pregnancy, Research Suggests

06/22/2014 08:23:17 AM

Treatment of Migraine and Headache Disorders during pregnancy is incredibly challenging for both physicians and patients. Many standard preventive and abortive treatments are  known to be unsafe for the developing fetus or... READ MORE > read more

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

06/21/2014 13:05:45 PM

June marks Migraine & Headache Awareness month, an annual campaign to make people more aware of the impact of migraine and headache disorders on everyone’s life. Lots of bloggers out there (including... READ MORE > read more

Images of an Invisible Illness

06/20/2014 07:58:26 AM

NEXT Migraines are often referred to as an Invisible Illness. We Migraineurs master the art of hiding our pain to others. For those who know us well, one look at our face... READ MORE > read more

Migraine Trigger Site Deactivation Surgery Studies “Not Convincing”

06/19/2014 16:57:06 PM

Migraine trigger site deactivation surgery (often called nerve decompression) has been widely touted in the general media as an effective migraine treatment, but migraine researchers have remained skeptical of its efficacy. Harvard... READ MORE > read more

A Discussion – Changes in How We View Chronic Migraine

06/18/2014 12:52:50 PM

Research on migraines, including causes, diagnosis, treatment, triggers, and more, has been going on for several decades. While much of what we know about migraines has been well established for many years,... READ MORE > read more

iPhone screens are like laser beams to migraineur eyes

06/17/2014 15:19:43 PM

Awhile back, I wrote a post for migraine.com about how I sometimes realize I have a migraine only when I’m in a public restroom and that awful automatic hand dryer goes off. ... READ MORE > read more

Shift Your Perspective, Change Your Life?

06/16/2014 19:05:13 PM

This month is Migraine & Headache Awareness month. As in past years, we writers here at Migraine.com are tackling the Migraine & Headache Awareness Month Blog Challenge prompts. Today’s MHAM Blog Challenge... READ MORE > read more

Making the Decision to See a Headache Specialist

06/16/2014 12:57:49 PM

A common question that arises for headache patients, including migraine, is when to see a headache specialist as opposed to continuing to have their primary health care provider be the one managing... READ MORE > read more

Dreams by Fleetwood Mac

06/15/2014 05:23:49 AM

Have you any dreams you’d like to sell? Dreams of loneliness Like a heartbeat Drives you mad In the stillness of remembering what you had And what you lost And what you... READ MORE > read more

Migraines, change, and learning to adapt

06/12/2014 09:00:03 AM

This video was adapted from the book, Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson & Kenneth Blanchard. The basic idea is that we all pursue “cheese” (our dreams, goals, achievements) that we... READ MORE > read more

Who Moved My Cheese?

06/12/2014 08:58:06 AM

Today is the 12th day of the 2014 Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (MHAM) Blog challenge which is hosted by the American Headache & Migraine Association (AHMA). The prompt for today is... READ MORE > read more

Hold Fast to Dreams

06/11/2014 07:56:04 AM

As in past years, our team of patient writers here at Migraine.com is tackling the Migraine & Headache Awareness Month Blog Challenge prompts. All of the prompts and the instructions for participating... READ MORE > read more

Intranasal Capsaicin May Be Effective Migraine Treatment

06/10/2014 11:05:25 AM

According to a small study, use of intranasal capsaicin for treatment of Migraine and other Headache Disorders may be effective. Researchers presented the results of treatment of 18 patients with the substance... READ MORE > read more

Driving Miss Katie

06/09/2014 19:44:37 PM

I remember how excited I was as a teenager to get my driver’s license. Growing up in a small town, driving meant freedom. I could jump in the car with my friends... READ MORE > read more

Memorable migraines: Migraine week in Panama

06/08/2014 15:11:58 PM

For a few years, I worked for an editing company headquartered in Panama City, Panama.  As luck would have it, my best friend had the same job, so when it came time... READ MORE > read more

Lessons from Disney: Migraines, Fairy Tales, and Growing up with Ariel

06/05/2014 13:40:00 PM

As many of you are probably aware, this month is Migraine & Headache Awareness month. As in past years, we writers here at Migraine.com are tackling the Migraine & Headache Awareness Month... READ MORE > read more

Migraine with Aura, Medication, and Stroke – Assessing the Risk

06/03/2014 19:53:57 PM

We’ve all heard it: having migraine with aura increases your risk of stroke. We know it. Our doctors know it. Hopefully, our loved ones know it and are watching for it. But,... READ MORE > read more

Acceptance, Not Resignation

06/03/2014 07:34:25 AM

I will never be migraine-free. You may read that sentence as resignation or giving up on trying to improve my health. For me, it represents acceptance; it feels a world away from... READ MORE > read more

Dreams & Acceptance: MHAM 2014 Blog Challenge: Day 2

06/02/2014 10:10:02 AM

As in past years, our team of patient writers here at Migraine.com is tackling the Migraine & Headache Awareness Month Blog Challenge prompts. All of the prompts and the instructions for participating... READ MORE > read more

Dreaming of a Symptom-Free Life: MHAM 2014 Blog Challenge: Day 1

06/01/2014 07:44:12 AM

Today, June 1, 2014, is the first day of 2014 Migraine & Headache Awareness Month. Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (MHAM) is an annual observation in the United States with the goal... READ MORE > read more

Change Your Avatar for Migraine Awareness!

05/31/2014 19:52:04 PM

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month – and one of the easiest ways to spread awareness is to change your avatar (profile image). You can download any of the images to... READ MORE > read more

Migraine and Subclinical Brain Lesions

05/31/2014 18:29:01 PM

Data suggest that migraine with aura is associated with a slightly increase in risk of stroke,1 however, studies examining the association between migraine and subclinical cerebrovascular disease are limited to populations of... READ MORE > read more

The unsolicited advice we migraineurs get

05/30/2014 13:50:21 PM

Have you tried…? My cousin had migraines forever and then stopped eating _____ and she’s fine now. Can you do that What if you try such-and-such medication? You’d be hard-pressed to find... READ MORE > read more

Disability Income Preparation Guide

05/29/2014 06:06:30 AM

This article is for anyone who currently earns a living, but has no clue how your bills would be paid if you became disabled, whether you are a Migraineur or not. Most... READ MORE > read more

Help Migraine Research With a $1 Donation (Really!)

05/27/2014 19:32:34 PM

Having as many people as possible donate $1 each to the 36 Million Migraine campaign is vital to migraine research. This post is not a trick. I’m not going to draw you... READ MORE > read more

Treatment Series: The Float Tank

05/26/2014 15:19:02 PM

Some of y’all might find the following story a little cuckoo. And that’s okay. I understand that climbing into a sensory deprivation tank for 90 minutes might not be everyone’s cup of... READ MORE > read more

SpringTMS Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Device for Migraine Receives FDA Approval

05/23/2014 13:44:25 PM

Spring TMS, the first transcranial magnetic stimulation device for migraine that will be available to U.S. patients, has received FDA approval.1 The details are sparse, but here’s what I know so far.... READ MORE > read more

Migraine Workplace Horror Stories

05/23/2014 11:08:33 AM

Migraine attacks are known to negatively impact many aspects of everyday life, one of which is how we function in the workplace. Migraine prevalence has been shown to peak between the ages... READ MORE > read more

Opioid Prescriptions and Headache Patients in Primary Care

05/22/2014 11:17:00 AM

My Two Cent Summary of a Study Presented at AAN At this year’s annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting, a study was presented on the prevalence of primary care doctors prescribing... READ MORE > read more

Holding on to Hope

05/21/2014 12:24:47 PM

In December 2003, I thought I’d tried every available migraine treatment except for the occipital nerve stimulator I was to have implanted at the end of the month. I thought the stimulator... READ MORE > read more

Five Tips for Dating with Chronic Migraine

05/20/2014 12:46:01 PM

With the difficulties we have staying employed and keeping long-time friends, many chronic migraineurs believe dating is simply out of the question. The pain, nausea, fatigue and trigger-laden date-time hot spots just... READ MORE > read more

Alice in Wonderland Syndrome – A Real Life Experience

05/19/2014 16:13:27 PM

If you look around the Internet, you’re likely to find the same information about Alice-in-Wonderland syndrome repeated over and over again. This information generally emphasizes that the syndrome’s symptoms alter and distort... READ MORE > read more

When you notice you’re feeling good, suddenly you feel bad

05/17/2014 14:47:42 PM

Has this ever happened to you?  The moment you really are aware of how well you’ve been feeling, you get sidelined by a migraine. Last night I was walking downtown with my... READ MORE > read more

Letting Go of Guilt

05/16/2014 16:52:25 PM

Guilt isn’t technically a migraine symptom, but, from talking with migraineurs, it seems just as prevalent as sensitivity to sound and nausea. For some of us, the mental and emotional weight of... READ MORE > read more



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