March 9, 2017

Spotlight on the FDA: Does Botox Work for Chronic Migraine?

What’s Botox? If you’ve heard of Botox, it was likely in the context of beauty and cosmetics. This treatment, which usually involves injections to the face and head, is most often employed as a means of smoothing out wrinkles and

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March 5, 2017

Just a Click Away: Finding Community Through Migraine Blogs

We’re Here One of the most galling things about migraine is how misunderstood it is, despite the fact that it affects over one in 10 people. As we’ve noted in past posts, those with the condition experience a great deal

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February 20, 2017

Migraine Buddy: An App for Collaborative Care

The Promise of Technology There is no doubt the impact smartphones and app technologies have already on health and well-being. For instance, the rise in popularity of Fitbit – a wearable device that can sync with phones and tracks metrics

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February 11, 2017

Tough Guys and Pain: Men’s Ongoing Struggle With Migraine Stigma

Stifled by Stigma We have in a previous post talked about migraine stigma.  This post, in particular, will look at how migraine stigma affects men in particular, both internally and socially. To what extent to those with migraine face differential treatment

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January 27, 2017

Sitting Down with Migraine Stigma

Two Sides of a Dangerous Coin That the direct effects of chronic migraine are debilitating goes without question; the headache, light sensitivity, and nausea that sets in can become so severe it can cloud every other aspect of existence. In

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December 8, 2016

Heeding Migraine Aura

An Early Warning Those who suffer from migraine know all too well what Allan describes in his post. Allan writes a blog for the Migraine Research Foundation, a non-profit company dedicated to increasing the understanding and treatment of migraine. In

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