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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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To Push Through or Not…THAT is the Migraine Question!

One of the greatest challenges that many of us face when living with a chronic disease like migraine is figuring out when to “push through”...
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Migraine Comorbidities: Temporomandibular Disorders

Have you ever experienced facial or jaw pain during your migraine attack? If so, you are definitely not alone. While facial pain can be due...
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Playing Tug of War with Your Migraine and Career?

We know that migraine impacts every facet of our life - migraine tends to strike during a person’s most productive years! Frequent attacks are most...
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Migraine Myths: Only Medication Can Help Migraine

Don't we all wish there was a magic pill that could cure our migraine forever?! Unfortunately, that is just not the case. Migraine is a...
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Migraine Myths: Migraine Only Lasts 4-72 Hours

Have you heard that migraine attacks only last between 4 and 72 hours? Many people believe this to be true, but unfortunately, it's a myth....
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Migraine Comorbidities: Parkinson’s Disease

Migraine is comorbid with Parkinson’s Disease, a central nervous system disorder that affects movement. It is a progressive disease, where symptoms generally begin slowly and...
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Is It a Sinus Headache or a Migraine?

Have you ever had a sinus infection and then got a migraine attack? If so, you’re not alone in this. In fact, pain caused by...
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Migraine Comorbidities: PTSD

Did you know that research shows PTSD is comorbid with chronic migraine? In fact, people with migraine are 3 to 4 times more likely to...
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Migraine: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

I often look at migraine as a gift that keeps on giving! Not to be overly fatalistic or negative, but truly, if you live with...
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Migraine Comorbidities: Patent Foramen Ovale

So, you’ve been told that you have migraine disease! Some people are relieved to finally have a diagnosis while others have sudden fear and anxiety....
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Journey On: My Journey Living with Vestibular Migraine

The Beginning Looking back now, my journey began 11 years ago on July 14, 2011. Little did I realize that my life would change forever...
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My Experience with Ketamine Infusion at Jefferson Headache Center

Ketamine is a medication that is sometimes used off-label for migraine treatment, and headache specialists on the cutting edge of migraine treatment sometimes prescribe it...
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