Chronic migraine is: An estimated 11-15% of the adult population of the US meet the criteria for Migraine. And about 1-4% of those with Migraine meet the criteria for Chronic Migraine (CM). Chronic Migraine is defined by the International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD-3) as: headache days on 15 or more days per monthfor a … Continue reading Chronic migraine awareness stats and impact
Spring means storms and nice weather and storms and then nice and then storms. Barometric pressure changes all over the damn place which means it is indeed Migraine Season It is driving me up the wall that I am getting migraines: Full-blown middle of the night waking me upFull-blown in the morningEvery day high pain … Continue reading The weather migraine
I used to wake up with full blown migraine attacks all the time. Sometimes wake up in the middle of the night with full blown attacks. I will tell you why it happened with me: I was working full-time. I have full blown chronic insomnia and worked a morning job like most people. So I … Continue reading Do you have a migraine on waking in the morning?
There was a new study that demonstrated chronic migraine impact lives more so than episodic migraine. Shocking, I know. And they expected this difference in impact. What they didn't expect was the extent of the gap. I could have told them from just experience. We all could have. We all know the distance we have … Continue reading Chronic migraine and impact study
I won #5 place in the #shadesformigraine contest and won a prize package of really cool things to try out. I mean, this is going to be a great exploration of products for migraines that I have never tried before. Especially the first one... I will enjoy that venture. They put together a really … Continue reading #Shadesformigraine: prize products to try out
Now every migraine person is different. And each migraine is a new exciting adventure of 'what symptoms will load on me today'? But all of this list applies to me, so I am sure some of it is relatable because at one time or another our migraines go haywire with new and surprising symptoms. I … Continue reading You know you have a migraine when…