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9 Ways to Advocate for Yourself With Migraine

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Set boundaries


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Be prepared


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Ask for what you need


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Advocate for your child


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Create a protocol


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Put yourself first


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Let go of guilt


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Delegate


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Join a cause


Jaime Sanders

Jaime Sanders

@migrainediva

Jaime Sanders is a patient advocate who has lived with migraine her entire life. She writes the popular blog The Migraine Diva and is a Migraine Patient Advocacy Coordinator with the Global Healthy Living Foundation. She also partners with the American Migraine Foundation and Shades for Migraine, and is a stakeholder with the Coalition for Headache and Migraine Patients and the Headache and Migraine Policy Forum. Through her advocacy work and blog, Jaime’s mission is to make a very invisible disease visible to the rest of the world and validate the real pain of millions. You may reach her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.