Khalid is a Moderator and Content Contributor for Migraine.com. At the age of 12, Khalid started experiencing severe headaches which were accompanied by nausea, photosensitivity, and auras. Doctors initially dismissed his symptoms as “growing pains,” but eventually a Neurologist would formally diagnose him with migraine. The medications affected his schoolwork and concentration, and after falling asleep during an algebra exam he decided to come off his meds (he loves math!). Read more.