Navigating Life with Migraine

  • Keeping Stress Consistent: Avoiding Let-Down and Stress Migraines
    Most of us experience a connection between stress and migraine disease, whether it is the migraine attack that comes during an intensely stressful period or the let-down attack that comes when the... READ MORE
  • Holiday Migraine Management: Accepting the Limits of Family & Friends
    Coping with and learning to accept friends or family who don’t understand our limitations, and sometimes don’t care to, can be one of the most difficult aspects of the holidays for people... READ MORE
Keeping Stress Consistent: Avoiding Let-Down and Stress Migraines
Most of us experience a connection between stress and migraine disease, whether it is the migraine attack that comes during an intensely stressful period or the let-down attack that comes when the... READ MORE
We all know the cost of migraine treatments can add up…but have you thought about the full financial (and emotional) cost of living with migraine? How has migraine impacted your finances? Curious... READ MORE

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Nausea and vomiting are as (or more) disabling than pain for some people with migraine. Not only do these symptoms add to the misery of migraine, migraine medications aren’t very useful if you... READ MORE

It’s week three. I can tell what kind of day it’s going to be by the the ringing in my ears. The louder the ringing, the worse I’ll feel. Right now it’s... READ MORE

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Every day you follow the plan. You swallow a fist full of pills, watch your triggers, chart your progress, and pray that migraine stays away. You don’t skip meals, stay up late,... READ MORE


In my recent post “You should exercise more!” I laid out several reasons why living with migraine has typically made aerobic exercise a risky venture for me. I also hypothesized that if... READ MORE

The impact of the full moon on migraines, while not properly or thoroughly researched, is one that is generally accepted within the patient community. I have certainly noticed that the full moon... READ MORE