When you see the enemy on the horizon, you have two choices: run, or stand and face it. But when the enemy is a basilar migraine, there’s really only one thing to do: stand and face it like a woman. Wonder Woman. There’s a scene in the movie where Diana is in disguise. She’s wearing a big dark cloak, […]
Has your doctor prescribed you medication, only to have your insurance decline coverage? Maybe insurance refused to cover the migraine injections because you “only” have 14 days of migraines per month. Or maybe you’re underinsured, or your copays for prescriptions are prohibitively expensive. Whatever your situation, you may still be able to afford migraine shots, […]
Migraine advice centers around prevention, treatment and pain management but doesn’t talk much about that strange and frustrating fourth phase: postdrome, also known as the migraine hangover. Not everyone gets it, just as not everyone gets an aura before their migraine, but those who do know how lousy the final stage feels. The pain has […]
How Photophobia is Making Your Migraines Worse Though there is no conclusive evidence that fluorescent lights trigger migraines, the color of light they emit has been shown to make migraines worse. In fact, what you think of as a fluorescent light migraine may actually be a reaction to blue light. If you’ve ever felt a […]
Long distance travel is one of the many challenges a migraineur must face.