By Sarina - Triptans. What are they? Triptans are a class of medications most commonly used as abortive relief for migraine and cluster headache. For many migraineurs, triptans are their go-to rescue meds and can successfully beat down a migraine. There are multiple triptans that can be tried, with different types being more or less … Continue reading My Experience with Triptans for Migraine
By Winslow - Headaches can come in various different forms. Tension headaches, sinus headaches, menstrual migraines and cluster headaches are just a few examples of these debilitating demons that plague a great deal of people. It is estimated that 13% of Americans suffer from migraine headaches which calculates to around 38 million people. It is … Continue reading Migraine or Cluster: Which Are You Having?
By Jeannette & Jorie - Every year in February, advocates for migraine and headache disease come together in Washington, DC for an event known as Headache on the Hill. HOH is organized by The Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy (AHDA), and has been running now for 12 years. During HOH, advocates of all kinds -- … Continue reading Voices from the Hill
By Winslow - I live with cluster headaches, also referred to as trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia (TAC). According to the American Migraine Foundation, cluster headaches are said to be, “the most painful of all headaches. They have been described as “suicide headaches.” What sets these “headaches” apart from a typical migraine is the specific attack on … Continue reading My Experience with Cluster Headaches
Guest Post by Dr. Merle Diamond - Parents who suffer from migraines have more to worry about than how their headaches can affect their parenting. Adults who have migraines are more likely to have children who suffer from migraines, as well. So, it’s something those parents probably have in the backs of their minds as … Continue reading Children & Migraines: What Kind Might Your Child Have?