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Migraines and Me: A Love Story?

I’m kind of a big deal on the migraine clinical trial circuit. Researchers love me, if only for the prodigious number of migraines I get: 10 to 12 a month on average.

“This is fantastic,” the coordinator of my latest drug trial said when I showed him the headache diary I’ve been dutifully keeping for years. “This is great data.”

“Great for you,” I said. For me, it represents roughly a third of my life spent in the grip of migraines, including three or so days a month when I am bedridden with crippling pain and intense nausea.

I’ve tried more than a dozen existing migraine prevention medications and participated in a number of clinical trials for new ones. None…

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  Migraines and Me: A Love Story?

With a prospective cure in sight, I’m suddenly wondering who I’d be without my headaches.

The National Migraine Association

MAGNUM, The National Migraine Association, welcomes you to our site. Magnum's Web site is the most comprehensive and up-to-date Web site about Migraine disease available on the Internet. Here we focus on the serious nature of Migraine, as well as headache and head-pain issues.

Brainless Blogger

The endless quest to find a migraine free day, when you have additional health issues such as asthma and FMS. Share my pain or learn a bit about chronic migraines.

Headache and Migraine News

Thoughts and information about the latest news in the world of migraine, cluster headache and other headache treatment around the world.

Migraine Research Foundation

The mission of the Migraine Research Foundation is to end the debilitating pain of migraine by raising money to fund promising research into its causes and treatment. Migraine is a serious illness that affects more than 30 million Americans '' including 10% of children and a disproportionate number of women '' and ranks in the top 20 of the world's most disabling medical illnesses. Every 10 seconds, someone in the United States goes to the emergency room with a headache or migraine.


At Migraine.com we empower patients and caregivers to take control of migraine disease by providing a platform to learn, educate, and connect with peers and healthcare professionals.


The weekly podcast providing information and support about Migraine disease and related issues.

The Daily Migraine

The Daily Migraine is a place for the chronic migraine community to find help, healing, and hope.

The Migraine Chronicles

It''s been awhile since I've had the strength to write here. While I''m striving to stay away from self-pity, I can''t shake my profound feelings of grief and frustration.

The Migraine Girl

Bookshop owner & migraineur Janet "The Migraine Girl" Geddis moved around a bit in her early 20s before deciding to make Athens, Georgia her home.

The Migraine Trust

We're on a mission to promote research into migraine and reduce its burden on sufferers so that one day there will be a cure


If you’re only treating migraine after it starts, you may want to think about a preventive treatment. Emgality can cut monthly migraine days in half.


Migralex, Inc. was founded by Dr. Alexander Mauskop specifically to market headache therapies he developed and found effective in treating his patients at the New York Headache Center. The products created and marketed by Migralex, Inc. are backed by scientific research and clinical experience and have been proven to be both safe and effective for the treatment and prevention of headaches.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The pain of a migraine headache is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head. It is often accompanied by extreme sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, and vomiting. Migraine is three times more common in women than in men.

Headache Australia

Headache Australia is the only organization in Australia that aims to support the more than 5 million Australians affected by headache and migraine. Headache Australia is a division of the Brain Foundation.

Living Well with Migraine Disease

While most of the book is still current, advances in Migraine research have rendered some sections out-of-date. Here, you will find links to online articles I’ve written that have the most current information on those topics. One advantage to online content is that it can be updated whenever new information becomes available.


Migraine-specific abortive medications usually are necessary for moderate to severe migraine headaches. The abortive medications for moderate or severe migraine headaches are different than OTC analgesics.


Migraine is three times more common in women than in men. Some people can tell when they are about to have a migraine because they see flashing lights or zigzag lines or they temporarily lose their vision.

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