How Concussion and PTSD May Complicate Migraine Disease

Migraine disease can be challenging to treat, but it may be even more complicated for patients who have also dealt with concussions and/or PTSD.

Cluster Headache Patients Face An Uphill Battle for High-Flow Oxygen

There are numerous barriers preventing cluster headache patients from getting a timely and correct diagnosis, let alone accessing the most effective

My Migraine Story: From Fear to Freedom

I am a 41-year old woman living in sunny California, with a wonderful family and a great job. Sounds idyllic, right? The problem is if you look

Tips for Avoiding Food Triggers During Summer

Summer can be a tricky season for those managing migraine. So how can we continue to enjoy ourselves and live life to the fullest without triggering

Moms With Migraine, You Are Superheroes

I hid my illness for more years than I can count. I hid the pain, the vomiting, and the vertigo. Now there are two perfect little souls looking to me

How Medical Cannabis Helped Me Break Free from Rebound

Five years ago, I landed in the hospital on day 14 of the worst intractable migraine I had ever experienced. They kept me for three days, trying and

Why Are Cluster Headaches Affected by the Seasons?

Why cluster headaches are linked to seasonal changes is likely due to the length of the days. How much sunlight there is in a day changes as the

Why Do We Hate Light? Perhaps the Answer is More Complicated Than We Thought

Why are we as a community of people with migraine so averse to light? At least 40% of us have photophobia to some extent, but none of us really

Fifty Shades of Migraine: Vestibular, Hemiplegic & Migraine with Brainstem Aura

If you ask most of us, we can likely list numerous “types of migraine” that we experience. Some make us dizzy, cause us to speak unintelligibly...

What to Look Forward to In 2020

The years of migraine flying under the radar are behind us. Though there is still much progress to be made, the last few years have been some of the

Top 5 Blogs of 2019

  As the year comes to a close, we are recapping the five highest viewed blog posts from 2019…   1. Pregnancy and Migraine

How Does Medicare Cover Migraine?

Healthcare costs are 70% higher for a family that includes a person with migraine; however, many of these costs can be covered for older adults under

New Migraine Treatments: What’s in the Pipeline

2018 may have been a pivotal year in migraine treatment with the release of CGRP monoclonal antibodies, but that was merely the first wave of new

Invalidated, Invisible, Inspired

It wasn’t like I had a brain tumor. This is what I remember most from my first trip to the student health center the first semester of my freshman

What is strength?

Why? A simple and poignant question. It has been a breakthrough for so many. A three-letter word that cuts toward the core of understanding. I have

Migraine: The Biggest Test to My Career

Having lived with constant migraine pain for the past six years, I’ve found migraine to be the biggest test of my career. For years, the disease

I Lost My Light and It Could Have Lost Me Everything

I Lost My Light and It Could Have Lost Me Everything Red, puffy eyes. Swollen runny nose. Frustration, anger, grief, and sadness so intertwined that

Telemedicine for Migraine Patients

Telemedicine for Migraine Patients More than 39 million Americans suffer from migraine. For me, my migraine attacks started in childhood and

The Relationship Between Stroke and Migraine

  There are several ways to think about migraine and its relationship to stroke. Migraine is a disease that affects the nerves in our body, as

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Super-Responder: A Story of Life After Aimovig

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Super-Responder: A Story of Life After Aimovig  I sat staring at my phone, anxiously hitting the

How to Use Essential Oils to Manage Migraine

I remember my reaction when someone would suggest a natural remedy for my debilitating migraine disease. “They were one of those people who thought

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