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50 Years & Older Living With Migraine

Desperately seeking new cell phone that won't give me a migraine.

  • By Kkyd

    Hi, So far I have avoided smartphones because at the very least they give me headaches, but for the most part migraines. I have been using older model cell phones (but not flip phones). My carrier no longer activates anything but one flip phone and then smart phones. I can switch to Cricket with any phone, but can’t seem to find new ones that aren’t flip or smart. Does anyone know anything about cell phones and migraines? I get migraines with aura and have for almost all of my life from various triggers.

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  • By Nancy Harris Bonk Moderator

    Hi Kkyd,

    There are a few things you can do to your smartphone to help reduce the chance of triggering a migraine attack. These include changing the brightness setting, increasing the font and activating the blue light setting. This article from TheraSpecs has great tips;
    https://www.theraspecs.com/blog/12-smartphone-hacks-headache-and-migraine-free-mobile/.

    Hopefully others will be along shortly to share their experiences with you.

    Have a good day!
    Nancy

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