Migraine Is Complicated

Sometimes, nobody seems to get it. We can help with talking points that make it easier for you to #SpeakYourMigraine with others, especially healthcare providers.

Jeremy M. is an actual migraine patient. He has been compensated for his time.

Sometimes, nobody seems to get it. We can help with talking points that make it easier for you to #SpeakYourMigraine with others, especially healthcare providers.

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“It’s all in your head.”

They say
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"Migraine head pain can be severe, but there can also be nausea, difficulty speaking, numbness, tingling, and sensitivity to light and sound.1"

You say
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“You had a migraine?”

They say
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“I had a migraine attack. I actually have a disease known as migraine. It's a condition that can impact many aspects of my life2.”

You say
The Power Of Online Friendships

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Migraine takes away from household responsibilities

In a study, 36.2% of people with episodic migraine report 1-4 missed days of household work per month due to the disease.1 When you consider all the total time lost, it becomes easier for you to discuss the total impact on your life.

How much can migraine affect family time?

30.8% of people with episodic migraine report 1-4 days of missed family activities, based on the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention study.3

Will I ever stop getting migraine attacks?

76% of people with migraine worry that they’ll have to deal with it for the rest of their lives.4 Sometimes finding someone to help you deal with migraine can help.

References:

1. Goadsby PJ, Holland PR, Martins-Oliveira M, Hoffmann J, Schankin C, Akerman S. Pathophysiology of migraine: a disorder of sensory processing. Physiol Rev. 2017;97(2):553-622. 2. Lipton RB, Bigal ME, Diamond M, Freitag F, Reed ML, Stewart WF; AMPP Advisory Group. Migraine prevalence, disease burden, and the need for preventive therapy. Neurology. 2007;68(5):343-349. 3. Bigal ME, Serrano D, Reed M, Lipton RB. Chronic migraine in the population: burden, diagnosis, and satisfaction with treatment. Neurology.2008;71(8):559-66. 4. Buse DC, Rupnow MFT, Lipton RB. Assessing and managing all aspects of migraine: migraine attacks, migraine-related functional impairment, common comorbidities, and quality of life. Mayo Clin Proc. 2009;84(5):422-435.