I have had chronic migraines for about 20 years or so. Ranging between 15 a month to straight up daily. It is a disease that will break you, destroy you, and make you all at the same time. Your life will be forever altered by it. Your goals, ambitions, and dreams will just not be … Continue reading Chronic migraine awareness day
June is Migraine Disease Awareness Month. And you know, I am just going to discuss my journey for this post. Because it isn't easy living with chronic migraine with aura and persistent migraine auras and vertigo. And yeah, that is a bit of a list and that is because migraines can get rather complex as … Continue reading The migraine life
So spring is a bitch for people with migraines. And I and many others are having a rough go of it. But you wouldn't know. Because most of that is behind closed doors. So I had a high-level migraine and took some shots to show my progress throughout the day on a day I couldn't … Continue reading Unseen migraine
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…
So the most effective tool against a migraine in progress is a triptan. It just is. But not everyone can take them. And for some people, they actually don't do a thing. But for those of us that they actually do work for and can take them they are the most effective tool. If you … Continue reading Triptans for migraine: Yay! and Boo!
People ask me things about chronic migraines all the time. These are the typical questions I get. How often do you get migraines? Every day, man. Every day. But with medication and other treatments like Botox and the Oska pulse I do get less INTENSITY. Which isn't something people ask, because they don't think about … Continue reading Questions I get about migraines