More than half of people with fibromyalgia have migraine disease according to research. When you have both fibromyalgia and migraine disease they do not play well together, as one might suspect. And it seems to me there are more than a few reasons why this would be the case. Research has shown that when you … Continue reading When migraine disease is tangled with fibromyalgia
My sister-in-law recently got diagnosed with migraine with aura. And that sucks a whole lot. I despise migraine disease and it literally doesn't matter how frequent they are, they suck. They suck a whole lot. Worse is that they are not infrequent starting for her. Not like once a month or two here. Way more … Continue reading Things I learned after being diagnosed with migraine disease
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