An Open Letter to My Doctors

“Please don’t give up on me!” It’s a silent plea that rarely is verbalized but which trails so many of us doggedly. Even when we’ve had good experiences with the medical profession this concept of “giving up” often lingers. Sadly, migraine disease is often treated differently than other diseases. There is more of a tendency to give up – both ourselves, society and even healthcare professionals. It is more likely for people with migraine to be told to “accept” things as they are or accept minimal improvement.

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