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Move Against Migraine Campaign by the American Migraine Foundation

Move Against Migraine

The American Migraine Foundation (AMF) has launched a new campaign called Move Against Migraine. This initiative aims to spread awareness that migraine is a disabling neurological disease. Their website says the program aims to empower individuals living with migraine to advocate for themselves, to find the support and treatment they need.  Below is the Content Capsule for Move […]

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Professional Patient: Skills Learned from Living with a Chronic Disease

Titles for patients

My business card says “Professional Patient.” I get so many questions about this. What does that mean exactly? To me, I have acquired skills and knowledge that “healthy people” don’t have. Having chronic migraine and pain has exposed me to situations that many others never have to face. When your health turns suddenly, a lot […]

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What Type of Migraine Is Your Child Experiencing? From the Diamond Clinic

Children and Migraine

My first migraine attack happened at age five, a mere child. In a way I was lucky that I experienced aura with mine. That one symptom made it easier to diagnose and treat.  However, many children have migraine and their symptoms go unrecognized.

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The Steel Cables that Lie Beneath the Surface of Those with Migraine

Golden Gate Bridge Steel Cables

The Golden Gate Bridge is truly a masterpiece of iconic architecture. The 4,200-foot-long, art-deco suspension bridge is made of cable-spun steel and concrete. It’s quite an experience to drive over the freezing cold waters of the San Francisco Bay. Sometimes there is so much fog that it hides the top of the pillars painted in “international orange.” […]

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