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...
My Twenty Year Migraine…

My Twenty Year Migraine…

Written by Melissa Bearden for Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc. I’m Melissa, and I’ve been living with one constant (yes, 24/7 and non-stop) migraine attack for just under 20 years. I had bacterial spinal meningitis (the Haemophilus influenzae type B or HIB...
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