My Experience with Medication Overuse Headache

By Maria - Migraines have been a part of my life since I was about 8 years old. As I have grown older they have gotten worse and worse over the years. For as long as I can remember during my childhood years, my head pain was just that: a painful head a few days … Continue reading My Experience with Medication Overuse Headache

Why Migraine is NOT Just a Headache

By Sarah Faith - How many of us have often heard of our migraines referred to as simply "bad or severe headaches." Commercials for migraine medicine, friends and family, even doctors perpetuate the idea that although sometimes severe, the migraine is simply a headache with the directly related symptoms. We ourselves, as migraine sufferers, often … Continue reading Why Migraine is NOT Just a Headache

La Mia Emicrania Italiana (Translation: My Italian Migraine)

By Jorie - La Bella Italia: the country of the jagged Alps, the enchanting Mediterranean, historical edifices around every corner, delectable cuisine—I could go on, but I’ll stop there.   Italy has long been my favorite European culture, and visiting for myself was a dream. Sometimes when I think back to the trip and recall … Continue reading La Mia Emicrania Italiana (Translation: My Italian Migraine)