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.

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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.

By Mark Canadic

How to Keep Your Marriage Strong When You Suffer From Migraine

Migraine can be a third person in a marriage. Here are eight tips for dealing with chronic illness in your relationship and fostering intimacy as a couple.

By Jaime Sanders

What Might Surprise You About Advocating On Capitol Hill?

Learn what parts of patient advocacy in Washington, D.C. might be so different, they surprise you, including what an "ask" is and who you'll meet.

By Erin L. Boyle

Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Go On Capitol Hill As A Patient Advocate

From what to bring, what to leave behind, and what shoes to wear, here are seven tips for advocating for your chronic condition in Washington, D.C.

By Erin L. Boyle

10 Mistakes You Should Avoid in Treating Migraine

Spare yourself from making the same mistakes as migraine professional Mark Canadic in treating your migraine. Let his experience and knowledge guide you toward better health.

By Mark Canadic

How to Pace Yourself With Chronic Migraines

Living with chronic migraines involves figuring out how to best use your supply of energy – resisting the urge to push yourself beyond your limits. One woman shares her insights on pacing.

By Julie Ryan

Migraine Prevention Treatment Released — What It Means For You

Migraneurs have waited so long for this moment — some of you, your whole lives. Now let’s find out how this treatment is going to change your life. Find out how Aimovig is administered, how often, how much it costs, and whether its right for you.

By Erin L. Boyle

Will New Migraine Classifications Mean Better Treatment?

People with migraine can be classified into eight subgroups based on whether they have one or more additional health problems (called comorbidities), which offer clues about headache causes and may lead to more individualized migraine treatment.

By Diane Domina

A Life of Chronic Migraines: What It’s Like

How does a person function with chronic Migraines? What is it like when acute head pain never goes away? One woman tells her story.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Seizure Warnings Posted at 'Incredibles 2'

The Epilepsy Foundation has requested that Disney Pixar posts warnings about “flashing” and “strobe” lights in the film “Incredibles 2” that may cause health problems for people with photosensitive epilepsy, migraines, or other photosensitivities.

By Diane Domina