Headache on the Hill: Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy

Headache on the Hill

Headache on the Hill (HOH) is an annual advocacy event organized by the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy (AHDA). Headache on the Hill asks are typically focused on improving awareness about headache disorders, and the need for greater equity in care and research funding. Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy (AHDA) Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy…

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Parenting with Chronic Illness and Celebrating

parenting with chronic illness

Parenting with chronic illness remains to be one of my biggest hurdles. I love being a mom, but parenting with migraine makes things especially difficult. This post has turned into a love letter to my baby on his birthday. A day to celebrate and reflect on parenting and parenting with chronic migraine. How does Chronic…

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Exercise-Induced Migraine Attacks, Why Gyms Need to Care

exercise-induced migraine attacks

Do the benefits of physical activity outweigh the risk of exercise-induced migraine attacks? Exercise-induced migraine attacks are something I’ve always dealt with. Despite this, I was an athlete when I was episodic and have always been active even when living with chronic migraine. Exercise has been different at every stage of my life, but an…

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2022 Migraine Life

2022 Migraine Life highlights

2022 Migraine life is another year in the books. I had ups and downs, as always, but got some work done despite new challenges and facing old ones.   2022 My Migraine Life Blog An Integrated Approach to Migraine Having Migraine and a Social Life 5 Strategies for Talking with your Doctor about Migraine 10…

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10 Ways to Survive the Holiday Season with Migraine Attacks

survive holiday season with migraine attacks

The holiday season with migraine attacks is miserable but inevitable for me. Every year, I get a spike in attacks due to stress, excitement, change of environment, and routine. Although I know I’ll be faced with lots of migraine triggers, I have learned over the years that there are ways to help ease the holiday…

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An Integrative Approach to Migraine

Integrative Approach to migraine

An integrative approach to migraine may include diet, sleep, environment, vitamins, mindfulness, stress management, yoga and walking, acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic care. Recently, an integrated approach to migraine was recommended to me by my doctor. I had a consultation and have been trying to focus on some things that are obvious and some that I…

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