Sowing the Seeds: The Faces of Migraine

By Jorie & Jeannette - Each year, the National Headache Foundation sets the theme for Migraine and Headache Disorders Awareness Month. For 2019, Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc. and The Migraine Mantras asked the Faces Of Chronic Migraine participants to share what the theme "Sowing The Seeds" mean to them. Here are the participants responses: "Like a … Continue reading Sowing the Seeds: The Faces of Migraine

Our Stories of Chronic Migraine

By The Migraine Mantras Team - Alexandria: I was diagnosed with migraine when I was 5, and I can't recall ever not having the terrible pain, nausea, and vomiting of the migraine attacks. By the time I was 9, a doctor noticed I was having seizures during the migraine. For most of my life, I … Continue reading Our Stories of Chronic Migraine

This Is Your Brain on Migraine

By Alexandria - Impacting not just the head but the entire body, migraine is the most common neurological disorder, affecting 10-15% of the adult population. For comparison, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder (after migraine, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease). Unfortunately, few people completely understand the mechanism of migraine. Even doctors, neurologists, and scientists … Continue reading This Is Your Brain on Migraine