migraine

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Migraines currently affect over 35 million Americans. That being said, it’s shocking how many questions still remain unanswered about what causes an attack and how to treat the source rather than mask the symptoms. Sadly, there is no guarantee those who suffer from migraines will even get a correct diagnosis.

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When living with migraines, half the battle is the inability to predict when one might rear its ugly head. Chronic migraine sufferers frequently experience stress and anxiety related to this dilemma because no matter the scale of planning, a migraine episode can always swoop in, just in time to ruin the day.

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Click the image or here to view the entire infographic 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 […]

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Here’s a shocking statistic: Nearly 36 million people in the United States suffer from migraines and of that 36 million, close to 42% are misdiagnosed as having sinus headaches.

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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 […]

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As a migraine sufferer, have you ever felt frequent pain or aching near your jaw or ear and wondered what it was and whether it related to your recurrent migraine episodes? Do you find it difficult or uncomfortable to chew or do you have trouble opening and closing your mouth sometimes? 

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Migraine treatment was once a primitive practice, largely misunderstood and underestimated. Decades ago, the only medication prescribed for migraine pain was similar to over-the-counter aspirin. By the 1980’s the pharmaceutical industry began to soar and new pain medications were developed to assist the terminally ill during their final days of life. 

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