INFOGRAPHIC: The Economic Impact of Migraines Will Leave you Speechless

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Migraines are a chronic condition accompanied by throbbing head pain, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound. Symptoms can last a few hours or a few days and affect nearly 37 million people in America, making the condition the 19th most common reason for disability. Continue reading “INFOGRAPHIC: The Economic Impact of Migraines Will Leave you Speechless”

Why So Many Chronic Migraine Patients Suffer From Depression

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A recent study conducted by the University of Toronto is shedding new light on the prevalence of depression in chronic migraine syndrome patients. According to the research, depression is twice as likely in patients who also experience chronic migraine pain, a relationship that does not exist with other forms of chronic pain. The question everyone is asking is – why migraines? Continue reading “Why So Many Chronic Migraine Patients Suffer From Depression”

Migraine Research: Are Older Migraine Sufferers At Risk For Silent Brain Injury?

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Silent brain injuries, also referred to as ischemic silent brain infarctions or silent strokes, are brain injuries that show no symptoms and are presumably caused by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to necessary brain tissue. These injuries increase an individuals risk of stroke in the future.  Continue reading “Migraine Research: Are Older Migraine Sufferers At Risk For Silent Brain Injury?”

7 Tips For Chronic Migraine Sufferers Starting A New Job

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A new job is reason to celebrate! But for those suffering from chronic migraine syndrome, the transition from a familiar environment full of people who understand your condition to one full of uncertainty can be daunting. To ensure that you are able to successfully adjust to your new routine, we’ve compiled some tips to help you get settled.

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