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Don’t Miss the Latest Scenes of Migraine on TV

Khloé Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres, Paul Giamatti and Erika Girardi Show the Ugly Reality of Migraine on TV For years, it’s been pretty rare to see any substantial references to Migraine on TV or films. Until now. Three times this spring, main characters in popular television shows experienced Migraine attacks that figure prominently in the storyline. […]

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Bad Migraine Advice You Should Ignore (And What To Do Instead)

Medical Review by Dr. Jessica Kiarashi There is a ton of bad Migraine advice out there – most of which isn’t helpful at all. Most of the time, people offering suggestions mean well, but they just don’t get what it’s like to manage migraines day in and day out. Are you drinking enough water? Have […]

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“By My First Year of University, the Migraine was Constant”

Emily W. Age 20, Toronto, Ontario, CAN Most Predictable Trigger: Rainy, damp weather Weirdest Migraine Symptom: Brain fog Best Migraine Friend: Ice packs— I go to bed every night with one on my head. Most Amusing Pain Distraction: Watching stand up comedy Favorite Migraine Book: The essay “On Being Ill” by Virginia Woolf. Recently I’ve really […]

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Vincent van Gogh’s Migraine: A Strangely Starry Night

   When Brilliance and Illness Collide It has been suggested that the halos around the stars suggest van Gogh was painting a migraine aura in Starry Night. People with Migraine are capable of amazing feats – sometimes, even brilliance. Vincent van Gogh is one of the most famous, most talented painters whose life was plagued […]