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Migraine

Inspiring stories and cutting-edge research on migraine, including how to cope with painful symptoms at work and home. Medical professionals and patient experts provide an overview of treatment options and offer creative strategies to live around the condition.

The Latest

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Brain

Headache? Marijuana May Cut Your Pain by 50%

For the first time, researchers found that puffing on a little cannabis for migraines helps reduce the pain—by a lot.

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Risk Factors

How to Fight Migraines During Pregnancy

A new study found that migraine may increase health risks for you and your baby. But getting a handle on these vicious headaches can help.

Overweight young woman with a headache working on a laptop.
Weight

Lose Weight, Have Fewer Migraine Headaches

Weight loss can decrease the number of headaches in people with obesity who have migraines and can also improve their quality of life and productivity at work.

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Living With

Positive Ways Migraine Impacts Your Life

Migraine patient Advocate Jaime Sanders focuses on the positive way migraine impacts lives, including building resilience, strength, and empathy.

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Living With

9 Tips to Prevent Menstrual Migraines

Holistic health professional Mark Canadic shares nine smart tips on to help with hormonal triggered migraines.

Woman with headache in kitchen, food on counter.
Nutrition

29 Foods That Trigger Migraine

What you eat can trigger migraine. Holistic health practitioner Mark Canadic provides of list of the 29 worst trigger foods.

Man suffering through hemiplegic migraine.
Brain

5 Ways to Describe Hemiplegic Migraines

What does a hemiplegic migraine feel like? Holistic health practitioner Mark Canadic offers five accurate descriptions, helpful in communicating symptoms of the condition.

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Patient Narrative

Getting Sleep With Migraines

For Julie Ryan, compromised sleep worsened her migraines. Mindfulness, CBD oil, and changes in sleep habits got her back on track. Learn more about sleep and migraine.

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Nutrition

10 Best Foods for Migraine

Certain foods trigger migraine, while others relieve it. Holistic health practitioner Mark Canadic shares his list of the best foods for migraine.

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Advocacy

7 Tips for Patient Advocacy on Capitol Hill

If you're a patient advocate planning to bring your message of awareness to Capitol Hill, these 7 tips can help you prepare for your trip to Washington D.C.

Meet the Experts

Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.

Erin L. Boyle
Health Writer

Erin L. Boyle, the senior editor at HealthCentral from 2016-2018, is a freelance medical writer and editor.

Sunny Fitzgerald
Patient Expert

Sunny Fitzgerald is a writer and travel consultant. Her work has been published in National Geographic, The New York Times, BBC, and more.