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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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

Fast Ways to Soothe Migraine Pain

You’ve followed doctor’s orders but your Migraine is still killing you. Follow these tips for fast relief from Migraine pain.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

When the Caregiver Has a Chronic Condition, Too

While you’re caring for others with chronic conditions, you’re not immune to one yourself. Some days you are forced to push through caring for others, while you yourself are suffering.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

New Migraine Prevention Treatment Gains FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved erenumab-aooe (Aimovig) to prevent migraines in adults. This medication, the first in a new class of drugs that blocks a molecule involved in migraine attacks, is administered via once-monthly self-...

By Diane Domina