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Invalidated, Invisible, Inspired

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...
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What is strength?

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...
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Migraine: The Biggest Test to My Career

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...
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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 separating...
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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 unfortunately continued into my adult...
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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...
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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 refresh button....
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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 a migraine...
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Pregnancy and Migraine Medications

Pregnancy is a step into the unknown. It can be the most wonderful time in a person’s life, but it can also be intimidating. For women...
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Intentional Avoidance of Physical Activity

Dr. Samantha Farris (Rutgers University) & Dr. Dale Bond (The Miriam Hospital/Alpert Medical School of Brown University) Scientific evidence supports the positive role of physical activity...
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Breastfeeding and Migraine

Breastfeeding and Migraine Medications When we first become moms we face all sorts of new challenges and changes in our lives and in our bodies. Those...
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That’s What This Is

When I got to college it seemed as if suddenly everyone around me was anxious. I didn't understand what my new friends meant when they discussed...