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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Sleep Apnea and Migraine: Is There a Connection?

If you wake up with headache pain or snore a lot at night, you may have obstructive sleep apnea, a potential migraine trigger.

By Tammy Rome

Migraine Treatments: Preventive, Abortive, and Rescue

Learn how different migraine medications and devices work, and which ones are appropriate for which situations.

By Teri Robert

How to Avoid a Trip to the ER With Migraine

Head off migraine-related emergency room visits with these 6 tips.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Accommodating Migraine During the Holidays

Hosting a person with migraine this holiday season? Here’s how to avoid triggering an episode so everyone can have a great time.

By Tammy Rome

What Role Does Family Health Play in Your Chronic Pain?

Research shows that some pain may be hereditary. Speaking to family members about your family health history can help you better understand your chronic pain, as we all as how to manage it.

By Celeste Cooper, RN

Strengthen Your Migraine Brain: Keep Your Cool

It can be hard to manage your emotions during a migraine episode as well as between episodes. Here’s what you can do to regain control.

By Tammy Rome

Here’s What It’s Like to Have Hemiplegic Migraines

A travel writer recounts what it was like to have a hemiplegic migraine attack while on assignment in Cuba, and offers tips for others who might find themselves in a similar situation.

By Sunny Fitzgerald

Reni's Migraine Tip: Don't Lose Your Binkit

Do you have a favorite item that’s a must-have during a migraine attack?

By Tammy Rome

Strengthen Your Migraine Brain: Working Memory

Migraine attacks can affect your working memory—but there are strategies to try between episodes to minimize the effects.

By Tammy Rome

Are You Receiving Botox Injections in the Right Places?

Not all doctors know how to properly administer Botox injections for migraine. Here, some questions to ask your provider.

By Ask the Clinician