Understand Migraine

Understand Migraine
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I started researching and writing about migraine many years ago, because I saw there was an unbelievable amount of misunderstanding and misinformation about it.

If you have migraine and really want your friends and family to understand, or maybe an employer or associate, then this would be a great place to direct them.

If you have a friend or family member who has migraine, thank you for taking the time to read this post, and the linked information.  Your understanding can be a huge help!

Start here

Before we talk about what exactly migraine is, take a look at what visitors to this site with migraine had to say.  I asked them what they wished family and friends understood about their headache or migraine.  You can read their answers in What I wish you knew…

The Facts about Migraine

Really understand migraine from start to finish with these three articles:

  1. What is Migraine? (the scientific story):  The latest research on what exactly migraine disease is, and why people get the symptoms they do.
  2. What is Migraine? (the Story of Symptoms):  So we know a little about what’s going on in the body, but what are the actual symptoms a migraine patient may experience?  You might be surprised!
  3. What is Migraine? (The Life Impact Story):  The science and the symptoms don’t tell the whole story.  How does having migraine actually impact someone’s life?  Don’t miss the comments after the article!

More to check out…

If you’ve read the articles so far, you already know more than most about migraine.  Here are a few more resources to check out:

Thank you for taking the time to get a little more understanding about migraine.  Of course, there’s no way to completely understand what someone else is going through, but you’ve taken the first step.

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2 comments… add one
  • Al Morawski Feb 12, 2012

    Can migraines cause sizures.My wife has been told this by her doctor.

    Al Morawski

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