Don't minimize their experience. Migraine is unbelievably painful and nothing is more frustrating than someone telling you your pain isn't real.
For people affected by it, migraine may be unpredictable. So even if someone just had a migraine attack recently, that doesn’t mean it won’t happen again.
When you see someone in distress, it feels like a perfectly normal question, but it can be a bit of an insult. Most people with migraine keep their medication in a convenient place.
Sometimes the most helpful thing you can do is absolutely nothing. When someone is dealing with a migraine, they often prefer to be left alone.
Someone may look okay on the outside; but on the inside, their skull feels like it might crack in half. External appearance has no correlation with internal pain.
If you've never had migraine, it's hard to imagine the sort of pain that it can cause. It's natural to think a person is exaggerating. But the fact is that migraine is a neurological disease, and not a phantom pain or imaginary affliction.