What’s Your Secret: How to Manage Light Sensitivity?

Last updated: April 2018

Many migraineurs experience light sensitivity as one of the many side effects of the condition. When in the midst of an attack, normal lighting can seem extremely bright and painful. Atop trying to manage the pain, we become desperate to dim the light, block the brightness, to find some relief. In this What’s Your Secret Video, we share some strategies to address this very real challenge.


What tips do you have for turning down the lights?

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