Migraine and Me

Migraine and Me

Written by Hana Lewis for Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc.Perhaps, like me, you’ve heard your neurologist say “it’s the way you’re made. You just have to learn to live with it.” I’ve seen their glazed expressions and even a shrug or two. Saying “I feel desperate” or...
Finding your way through migraine mentally intact

Finding your way through migraine mentally intact

Written by Kristen Estep for Chronic Migraine Awareness Inc. As I look back to my youth, I can honestly say that I have always had depression and anxiety, I just did not know it. In the 70’s and 80’s no one talked about these things, so I had no idea why I felt the...
Stephanie’s Story: Why is migraine so difficult to describe?

Stephanie’s Story: Why is migraine so difficult to describe?

Written by Stephanie for Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc I have started writing this so many times. It is so hard to put into words how disabling migraine attack is, without it sounding like a bad headache. I thought long and hard about how I would explain it in this...
Even Physicians Face Stigma

Even Physicians Face Stigma

Written by Yadira Ramos for Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc. Once I turned 30, my migraine attacks became worse. There was a period when I would get them every single day. Back then, I was only working night shifts at the hospital. Little did I know that sleep...
Migraine and Racial Disparity

Migraine and Racial Disparity

Written by Ronetta Stokes for Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc. As I look back on last month and reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I think back to the,” I Have a Dream Speech”, the marches for equality, and all of the famous quotes. One of Dr. Martin Luther King...
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