When episodic migrainuers doubt your migraines

I was on this forum and migraines came up. Just randomly. And those with episodic migraines said things like: I hate it when people fake they have a migraine because they are on the computer or working and when I have a migraine I am hiding in my room puking my guts out.  Or What … Continue reading When episodic migrainuers doubt your migraines

Sharing: Chronic migraines and episodic migraines

migraine.com- 'We are dealing with two different illnesses'- The migraine girl - A post about the distinction between episodic and chronic migraines. How they are profoundly different in treatment but often the medical community thinks episodic before chronic. "Treatment plans for chronic migraine are so different than those created for episodic migraine. Almost all the … Continue reading Sharing: Chronic migraines and episodic migraines

The stigma of migraines: I saw it from someone else today

Everyone knows there is a stigma associated with chronic pain.  It sucks but we have to deal with it. For example, my employer told me that other staff members had been complaining about my sick days, which in the particular case she sited that staff member was not.  I was understandably hurt when my boss … Continue reading The stigma of migraines: I saw it from someone else today