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You are not alone.

1 in 7 people are affected by migraines. Yet the disorder is so often misunderstood.

We’re here to help. The more you know about migraines – its symptoms and triggers, treatments, management and prevention techniques – the more you can take control over your health. Let’s go.

About Migraines

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What is a Migraine?

Migraine is a complex and disabling affliction that is estimated to affect up to 148 million people worldwide.

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Types of Migraines

The two most common types of migraine fall into two categories: migraine without aura and migraine with aura.

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Ocular Migraines

A term often used to describe two very different migraine conditions involving vision disturbances.

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The Science of Migraines

Genetics play a role in migraines including your gender or how much of the “feel good” chemical you have in your body.

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Triggers & Symptoms

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Triggers and Causes

What do a piece of aged cheddar, strong perfume, and a thunderstorm have in common? They are all potential migraine triggers.

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Migraine Symptom Checklist

Pulsating on one side of your head? Nausea? Vomiting? Anxiety? There are more migraine symptoms than you might realize.

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Weather Impacts of Migraines

Up to half of all migraine sufferers say the weather triggers an attack, and rains on their parade.

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Treatments

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Migraine Care and Best Practices

While there is no cure for a migraine, there are recognized steps and treatments you can take to minimize attacks, and perhaps even reduce their frequency.

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A Guide to Treating Migraines

No two migraine attacks are the same. Find out which strategies for coping and preventing migraines will work best for you.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Take Your Medication.

Why be in pain if you don’t have to? The earlier you treat your migraine, the better the outcome.

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Recovery

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Recovering From a Migraine

When a migraine is over, it isn’t really over. Be gentle on yourself and follow these simple steps towards recovery.

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Coping with Post-Migraine Discomfort

Nausea, dizziness and fatigue are all symptoms of the migraine hangover, or postdrome.

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Living Well & Lifestyle

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Family and Relationships

Whether you suffer from migraines or care for someone who does, here are a few tips to help everyone cope and recover.

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Fitness

Exercise your right to be migraine-free with simple workouts you can do at home or with a friend.

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Mindfulness, Balance and Self-Care

80% of migraine sufferers have tried alternative treatments, like these.

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    1. “Facts About Migraine.” American Migraine Foundation, American Migraine Foundation, americanmigrainefoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Facts-About-Migraine-AMF.pdf.
    2. “Holistic Treatments for Migraine.” American Migraine Foundation, American Migraine Foundation, 29 Nov. 2018, www.americanmigrainefoundation.org/resource-library/holistic-treatments-for-migraine/.
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