Thursday, May 05, 2016

People Who Are Living With Migraine


Jaisy, Community Member


I'm back...

It's been a long time since I've been here.  I used to have terrible hemiplegic migraines.  Then I got thyroid cancer and had a thyroidectomy and things slowly, over time, settled down for me.  When I would have flare ups, I'd find a new neuro, get on a new drug, and promptly have horrible side effects (like developing glaucoma from the... Read moreChevron

posted 09/26/2015, comments (0)|

Computer Migraine Trigger FIXED

Computers have been a migraine trigger for me for over 15 years. It was extremely frustrating because I needed to use them for work. I couldn't stay on for longer than 15-20 minutes before onset. THEN I received an IPad2 for Christmas and it DOES NOT trigger a migraine. I even read books on it. I don't know the tech behind it or if it... Read moreChevron
posted 08/04/2015, comments (0)|
Ellen Schnakenberg

Ellen Schnakenberg, Health Guide

Patient educator and advocate

Chronic Migraine: Making an Impossible Vacation Possible

If you have frequent or chronic migraine, you know already that it takes an act of Congress to make a real vacation happen. Without sincere determination, it’s not going to happen.... Read moreChevron

Missy Morgan

Missy Morgan, Community Member

a migraineur who wants to live well and encourage others

Sometimes Love and Prayers can heal a Migraine!

Sunday, I woke up with some pain behind my left eye.  Some of my worst Migraines are when it feels like there is a sharp object being stuck in or behind my left eye.  That’s what this felt like, but it was an intermittent pain, not constant like it usually is with a bad Migraine.  I had plans for Sunday.  My daughter,... Read moreChevron

posted 11/19/2014, comments (0)|