Chronic migraine awareness: stigma I encountered

Thinking about chronic migraine disease and stigma over the decades I have had them is not really fun for me to do. Migraine disease has had a massive impact on my life and so as a result the stigma I have faced while trying to cope with it has made that extremely difficult. We don't … Continue reading Chronic migraine awareness: stigma I encountered

Persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (PPPD) diagnosis

I was going to write a different post and earlier but I got a bit sick from my vestibular clinic appointment and it took a few days to recover from that. Anyway, they came up with a diagnosis. Sort of. It is a diagnosis of exclusion, as in they couldn't decide where I fit so … Continue reading Persistent postural-perceptual dizziness (PPPD) diagnosis

For migraine disease does exercise help or hinder?

Migraine disease and exercise is a tricky topic. Research suggests exercise helps but exercise can also be a major migraine trigger. I have been attempting to exercise because I need to lose weight to help with my mild sleep apnea. Problem is, I gained weight due to inactivity from my vertigo problems. Doing anything at … Continue reading For migraine disease does exercise help or hinder?

Migraine Product Review: Avulux glasses for photophobia and migraine management

“I have been given this product as part of a product review. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. Post includes affiliate links” I have tried more than a few migraine glasses to help with the aggressive photophobia of … Continue reading Migraine Product Review: Avulux glasses for photophobia and migraine management

Have your migraine attacks become more frequent during the pandemic?

I have noticed something strange. First, when I went to get my prescription of my tripan... there was a shortage that has never happened before. Someone in the line was also picking up triptans for her spouse who was getting migraine attacks for the first time in three years. A friend of mine who is … Continue reading Have your migraine attacks become more frequent during the pandemic?