Category: Living with migraine

50 Famous People With Migraine

Migraine does not discriminate amongst leaders, presidents, artists, actors, elite athletes, singers, authors and others who have made significant achievements and contributions to our society, culture, and history. With migraine comes discrimination, stigma and social ostracism. Given the unpredictability of migraine and the often disabling nature of attacks, it requires an unusually brave person to speak out publicly about their migraine attacks. 

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Leaky Gut And Migraine

Recent findings between the gut microbiota and the brain suggest that our microbiota can deeply influence our health, brain and potentially even our behaviour.  This article reviews evidence for those gut conditions associated with migraine and what you can do about it. Is your microbiota playing a role in your migraine condition?

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Free Music For Migraine, Sleep Or Stress

Researchers found that patients experienced less anxiety and anger after listening to pleasant music and that listening to positive music induced corresponding emotional states in the participants. This isn’t suggesting music will cure a migraine but findings revealed that pleasant music reduced pain. Come again…. Pleasant music reduces pain? Find out what type of music in this article.

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Letter To People Without Migraine

How can others possibly understand what it’s like to have migraines? It starts with empathy and the facts. This is an open letter for with those who don’t have migraine. Share this letter with those you care about. The more awareness and understanding others have the more we can reduce the unnecessary stigma and discrimination of those with migraine.

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Dangerous Migraine Myths

For over a century migraine has been blamed on the patient and yet despite the advancement of information and technology, dangerous and shocking migraine myths are still widespread. The more these myths can be dispelled, the quicker we can progress to finding better treatment and reducing the stigma of this disabling condition.

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Concussion, Whiplash & Migraine Related Injuries

Millions of people each year in the US suffer from head or neck injuries which can affect our migraine condition. Around 1 in 7 daily chronic headaches are due to head or neck injury. Concussion and whiplash are two of the most common head and neck injuries which often go unreported. People may feel fine right after the incident, but get worse later. You might be someone who experienced a concussion or whiplash and not even realised it.  

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