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10 Common Migraine Myths

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Woman with migraine
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Myth: A migraine is just a bad headache


Man with migraine
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Myth: Only women have migraines


Child with migraine
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Myth: Only adults have migraines


Calendar and clock migraines don't just last 24hrs.
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Myth: Migraines don’t last more than a day


Migraine stroke concept highlighted brain.
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Myth: Migraines aren’t life-threatening


Doctor in hospital
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Myth: Any doctor can properly diagnose and treat migraine


Genetic and neurological concept
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Myth: Only certain types of people get migraines


Migraine with aura concept
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Myth: Migraines must have aura


i don't know concept
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Myth: Nothing can be done about migraines


Woman with migraine
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Myth: All migraines are alike


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Teri Robert

Teri Robert

Teri Robert is a leading patient educator and advocate and the author of Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches. A co-founder of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy and the American Headache and Migraine Association, she received the National Headache Foundation's Patient Partners Award and a Distinguished Service Award from the American Headache Society.