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Facial pain during migraine explained

10/24/2014 10:50:02 AM

Do you ever get sinus pain, watery eyes, nasal congestion, jaw or ear pain during a migraine? You can blame these strange symptoms on your sphenopalatine ganglion. Spheno-what? The sphenopalatine ganglion, or... READ MORE > read more

Depression and Migraine: more than just comorbid conditions

10/23/2014 17:41:58 PM

With Depression awareness month this October, I wanted to look back to my own experiences. I had almost forgotten that I once struggled with it daily over ten years ago. It held... READ MORE > read more

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Migraine, and Understanding the Invisible Nature of Abuse

10/22/2014 17:56:32 PM

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. While some people might not see a connection between domestic violence and migraine, it’s there, both as an explicit connection (with domestic violence increasing the risk... READ MORE > read more

Study investigates the treatment of migraine in the emergency department

10/22/2014 14:39:05 PM

A recent review that examined the treatment of migraine in the emergency department was published in the journal Headache.1 Migraine is a common reason for emergency department visits, but data on patient... READ MORE > read more

Expressing gratitude: whom do YOU want to thank, and why?

10/21/2014 14:21:26 PM

Like any chronic illness patient, I could fill a book with my list of frustrations and complaints. From being angry that I have another migraine at another friend’s wedding to being frustrated... READ MORE > read more

Tell the truth, have you ever lied to your doctor?

10/20/2014 12:24:56 PM

If you’d asked me 10 years ago if I’d ever lie to my doctor I would have said no, absolutely not. Honesty between a doctor and patient is necessary to get the... READ MORE > read more

Book Excerpt-Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health

10/19/2014 19:17:06 PM

I’m a sociologist of medicine and for the last 10 years, I’ve been researching and writing about migraine. I’m excited and proud to announce that my first book on migraine, Not Tonight: Migraine... READ MORE > read more

How to respond to “How are you?”

10/18/2014 12:33:04 PM

“How are you” is considered a polite question to ask in almost every situation. When you have migraine, it can be difficult to answer in a socially appropriate way. Most of us... READ MORE > read more

18 things not to say to a person with migraine

10/17/2014 04:58:48 AM

You responded to our original Things not to say article with more frustrating comments you’ve heard from misinformed people about migraines. So we’ve included them in our updated graphics below. Although lowering... READ MORE > read more

When do you just call it a day?

10/16/2014 15:55:20 PM

Some days I wake up with the ghost of a migraine teasing at my temples and my neck.  I can’t tell if it’s going to settle in or if I am in... READ MORE > read more

“Migraine Brain” Part IV – Getting the job done

10/15/2014 18:21:39 PM

When it comes to “migraine brain” I hear a lot of complaints about having too many unfinished projects. Some even share that they frequently forget what they were doing if interrupted. Additionally,... READ MORE > read more

Top 10 Migraine Triggers, According to New Study

10/14/2014 18:43:35 PM

A new study1 has identified the top 10 migraine triggers and the frequency at which they occur. The study’s author* culled this list by examining a collection of existing migraine studies in... READ MORE > read more

Need to Recharge? Try Taking a Brain Break

10/13/2014 18:10:54 PM

Most of us with migraine know the benefits of a short nap, but what happens when you don’t have the time or the space for a nap? Are you destined to finish... READ MORE > read more

Migraine Choice Mistakes

10/12/2014 18:26:06 PM

How often do you do something that you know you shouldn’t because you have a Migraine – you make the choice anyway? I’m sure I am not alone when I answer this... READ MORE > read more

Wading through the postdrome

10/10/2014 05:22:45 AM

It’s been awhile since I made a point of writing while in the throes of a migraine attack. This afternoon, a migraine that had been creeping around for a good 12-15 hours... READ MORE > read more

Saving Money on Acupuncture

10/09/2014 18:51:33 PM

Acupuncture is a frequently recommended migraine treatment that works wonders for some people. Unfortunately, it is expensive, requires multiple sessions to see if it will help you, and is rarely covered by... READ MORE > read more

Cluster headaches explained

10/08/2014 10:26:09 AM

There are several types of headache disorders, not just migraine. That’s why it’s so important to see a true headache specialist. All headaches are not equal and treatments for each one can... READ MORE > read more

Tips for getting moving again while dealing with migraine

10/07/2014 05:43:39 AM

Before chronic migraines I was very physically active. If I wasn’t giving it my all it wasn’t good enough. With chronic migraines I continued to exercise as much as I could, but... READ MORE > read more

Tips for safe and effective medication storage

10/06/2014 17:06:50 PM

Medication is a huge topic for anyone who has migraines. One topic that is often overlooked is the safe and effective storage of medications. These medications are expensive, and we often don’t... READ MORE > read more

Should You See a Chiropractor for Migraine?

10/05/2014 17:14:44 PM

As a long-time chronic migraineur, I’ve been the recipient of numerous “have you tried X?” suggestions. Topping the list of recent suggestions given by well-meaning friends, family, and strangers is chiropractic care.... READ MORE > read more

Even social butterflies need quiet time to keep stress low

10/03/2014 06:38:51 AM

For most of my life, I’ve thought of myself as a social butterfly. I’m thankful that I have always made friends pretty easily, and after a little bit of understandable anxiety in... READ MORE > read more

Running Through the Zoo & Miles for Migraine

10/02/2014 05:29:13 AM

Earlier this year, I wrote about “Crunching my Way to the Zoo,” and all of the trials of exercise after being inactive for so long. Finding an exercise plan that doesn’t anger... READ MORE > read more

Are you ready for change?

10/01/2014 05:08:00 AM

One of the things I miss about practicing psychotherapy is the challenge of helping people make change.  Unlike other health care providers, counselors and therapists are not in the business of telling... READ MORE > read more

Separating Depression Symptoms From Migraine Symptoms & Frustrations

09/30/2014 04:47:23 AM

“Is today my birthday?,” my nephew asked his mom days before his third or fourth birthday. When she said no, he said, “Well, is it my birthday season?” My sister laughed and... READ MORE > read more

I finally have insurance, and it’s a blessing and a curse.

09/29/2014 08:18:57 AM

Like many fortunate people out there, for years I took for granted my health insurance.  I was covered continually from birth onward.  When I graduated college, my parents got coverage extended so... READ MORE > read more

“Migraine Brain” Part III – Catching up after an attack

09/28/2014 10:13:04 AM

One of the challenges with migraine-related cognitive deficits is that it can leave migraineurs with a sense of running behind. I have often described it as “playing catch up“. I will start... READ MORE > read more

Bargaining to Get Rid of Migraine

09/26/2014 05:23:28 AM

“What would you give up to never have another migraine?” This question pops up online a lot, from social media to forums to drug ads. People usually respond to it eagerly. When... READ MORE > read more

Why Can’t a Cold Just Be a Cold? I Always Get a Migraine, Too.

09/25/2014 05:45:44 AM

When I’m sick with anything other than migraine, I joke with my friends and family: “I can handle a migraine like a pro,” I say, “but give me the cold, the flu,... READ MORE > read more

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sept 27, 2014

09/24/2014 08:59:55 AM

Saturday, September 27, 2014 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10am to 2pm. This is a nation-wide event that encourages patients to clear out their medicine cabinets of unused prescriptions and... READ MORE > read more

“Non-Preferred” Generics Increase Co-Pays for Triptans, Other Drugs

09/23/2014 11:36:11 AM

Insurance companies are prohibited from denying insurance to chronically ill patients or charging them more for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Instead, companies are raising costs for patients with health conditions... READ MORE > read more

Special education services for children with migraine

09/22/2014 13:12:37 PM

Migraines can seriously impact a child’s social and emotional development. They can also present a significant barrier to educational success. If your child has migraines, you know how difficult it can be... READ MORE > read more

Midlife Migraine Linked to Parkinson’s Disease

09/21/2014 18:40:06 PM

Many migraineurs, especially women, feel better as they age, but a new study has important implications for those who don’t. A study published this week in Neurology1 suggests that people who experience... READ MORE > read more

Acting out Pain

09/20/2014 07:38:21 AM

There’s a lot of talk these days about Jennifer Aniston’s new role in her latest movie, “Cake,” in which she plays a woman dealing with chronic pain. I’m completely intrigued by this... READ MORE > read more

Sensory Processing Sensitivity (a.k.a. Highly Sensitive People)

09/19/2014 05:35:38 AM

Migraineurs are more sensitive to sensory stimuli than non-migraineurs, certainly during a migraine, but also between migraine attacks. It is also said that the migraine brain is hyper-reactive (or hypersensitive) to stimuli.1,2... READ MORE > read more

Study suggests association between midlife migraine and late-life Parkinson’s disease

09/18/2014 21:01:09 PM

Studies have demonstrated that patients with migraine disease have an increased risk of cardiovascular and psychiatric disorders, and this increased risk is even more apparent in those migraineurs who have migraine with... READ MORE > read more

Tips for enjoying summertime outdoor concerts and festivals without worrying (too much) about migraine

09/18/2014 14:06:10 PM

I love music, and I love concerts.  Every year, like clockwork, the outdoor concerts/festivals start popping up as soon as the weather turns warm.  In this post, I’m going to tell you... READ MORE > read more

Moving House for the First Time in a Decade

09/17/2014 08:57:00 AM

In 2004, ten years ago, I moved to Athens, Georgia.  It was to be a temporary home for me—I expected to be here for two or three years, long enough to start... READ MORE > read more

Study: Meditation Reduces Migraine Frequency, Severity & Duration

09/16/2014 18:24:15 PM

Whether you believe stress is a migraine trigger or that the behaviors caused by stress (not sleeping well, eating poorly, etc.) are the culprit, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) can reduce migraine frequency... READ MORE > read more

Migraine & Pregnancy: What to Expect

09/15/2014 11:52:35 AM

For the majority of women with migraine, they can expect their migraines to greatly improve during pregnancy. This improvement is felt to be linked to the high steady-state levels of estrogen that... READ MORE > read more

The gut-brain connection

09/13/2014 11:33:47 AM

Nausea and vomiting are common complaints among migraine patients. Many are confused by this strange symptom. What in the world does digestion have to do with a neurological disorder of the brain?... READ MORE > read more

Migraine Hacks: A Movie Theatre with Fewer Triggers

09/12/2014 05:56:11 AM

Have you ever been in a dark movie theatre when your revery is broken by someone nearby who has taken out a cell phone?  Even if he isn’t using the phone to... READ MORE > read more

Miles for Migraine- Philadelphia1.5-Mile Walk/5K/10K Run

09/11/2014 10:06:28 AM

Saturday, October 11, 2014, Miles for Migraine, a 501©(3) organization, will hold its first dedicated race in Philadelphia’s Wissahickon Park, along Forbidden Drive, at Valley Green. Entrance is on Northwestern Avenue. The... READ MORE > read more

Invisible Illness, Invisible Person

09/10/2014 11:33:57 AM

Having an invisible illness sometimes feels like being an invisible person. This happens in so many ways: When I tell someone I’m getting a migraine and the response is, “No you’re not.”... READ MORE > read more

Hot Wings for Headaches – your questions answered

09/09/2014 15:04:37 PM

Monday I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Dave Watson, director of the WVU Headache Center and originator of the Hot Wings for Headaches challenge. The Challenge has generated quite a bit of... READ MORE > read more

Ear pain: Is this related to my migraine or not?

09/09/2014 08:45:56 AM

Last year I wrote a blog post that was really helpful to me and to my loved ones who want to understand what it’s like to have frequent migraine attacks. (Many of... READ MORE > read more

Migraine and Suicide Risk: Know the Facts, Get Help

09/08/2014 20:36:32 PM

Mental health isn’t something we talk about much in our culture, unless it’s in the wake of a celebrity death, like Robin Williams’, or a large-scale tragedy, such as the Isla Vista... READ MORE > read more

Invisible Illness Awareness Week

09/07/2014 17:25:26 PM

“But you don’t look sick.” Does this anger you as much as it does me? Just because an illness can’t be seen doesn’t mean it isn’t real or debilitating. In fact, about... READ MORE > read more

Completely Unofficial, Made-Up Migraine Types- the Lingering Houseguest

09/05/2014 15:14:29 PM

Thankfully, I haven’t had any memorable experiences where friends or family have overstayed their welcome at my home, but I know it’s a common occurrence for many people out there. Imagine with... READ MORE > read more

Move over, Ice Bucket Challenge: We want to bring some attention to migraine!

09/04/2014 08:31:41 AM

As a longtime patient advocate, I applaud folks who are able to bring a lot of attention to those who deal with particular illnesses/conditions that mean a lot to them. That is... READ MORE > read more

New drug-free treatment in clinical trials

09/03/2014 11:59:21 AM

ElectroCore has developed a portable vagus nerve stimulator, gammaCore, that is currently being tested for the prevention and treatment of both episodic and chronic migraine. The U.S. studies are either complete or... READ MORE > read more

My first known silent migraine episode

09/02/2014 20:18:52 PM

As a migraine advocate who is continually learning about this disease and its intricacies, I have long since heard of “silent migraine.”  I have wondered in passing if I’d ever had a... READ MORE > read more

My Internal Dialogue During an 8-Day Migraine Attack

09/01/2014 17:10:58 PM

Day One I actually thought I was doing well today. I went running down to Woodley Park and back, 2.4 miles. I lied down after showering to rest before meeting friends for... READ MORE > read more

10 Tips to Quiet Your Mind for Sleep

08/31/2014 20:35:29 PM

Does your mind start chattering loudly as soon as you get into bed? Thoughts of what happened in the day, what you need to get done tomorrow, that comment you made that... READ MORE > read more

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 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 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

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