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Welcome to the Migraine Meanderings blog where we share patient stories as well as information on migraine triggers, symptoms, disease management, treatment options, and much more! Learn more about life with migraine and discover the impact of the patient's voice.

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Building A Sense of Community – A Daunting Task?

Migraine can be a rough disease to live with and learn to manage. One that can easily leave any of us feeling emotionally and socially...
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When the Migraine Monster Touches Your Child: Part 1

I will never forget the day that my oldest son, Joel, called me into his room and said: “Flashy lights, mommy! I see flashy lights!”...
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A Journey Towards Self-Advocacy

I know for many self-advocacy is difficult. It is time consuming. It is hard to do when you are in pain. It is frustrating, being...
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CGRP Inhibitors and Realistic Expectations

I’ve never quite understood the fatal attraction of rollercoasters! As the mother of three boys, I spent the better part of two decades trying in...
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How Virtual Communities Are Shaping Migraine Advocacy

Migraine and headache communities have cultivated a safe space in the virtual world. As COVID-19 changed the landscape of the world around us, the headache...
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The Headache Doctor Crisis is All Too Real

There is fewer than one headache specialist for every 85,000 headache and migraine patients in the United States. This figure is similar to other countries...
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Hope Will Long Last

Migraine how I have begged and pleaded for you to let go of me But you have pulled me back down like the undertow of...
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Is the Nerivio For Me?

Looking hopeful, but the jury is still out! Most of us who live with migraine are constantly on the lookout for new options to try...
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Constant Companion

Twenty long years now You have stood by my side Cradling me in your embrace. You have become An absolute Part of me; Entwined with...
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I Have a Friend

The Power of Connection I have a friend I often call when nothing’s going right Their words give strength and courage to face another night....
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An Open Letter to My Doctors

"Please don't give up on me!" I find that thought going round and round in my head every time a doctor's appointment is pending. It's...
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Some Migraine Questions May  Not Have Easy Answers

Some questions are simply not easy to answer, and it’s strange to me that for some reason this is a cause of stress. I want...
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