Migraine is a biologically based disorder. Its symptoms are the result of changes in the brain, not a weakness in character or an inappropriate reaction to stress. READ MORE

Breaking Barriers to Pain Treatment

Women in pain are less likely to be fully treated for their symptoms. More groups are working toward equity.

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I've Lived With Chronic Migraine Since Childhood

I lost my identity through my struggles and felt I had no purpose in life, but I turned my misery and suffering into a positive.

Conditions & Treatments

Chronic Pain for Women Is Real

Chronic pain affects an estimated 100 million Americans, more than the total number who have been diagnosed with diabetes, cancer and heart disease combined.

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Migraine Headaches Are a Family Affair

I am a woman and a physician who lives with migraine, and I want people who live with migraine attacks to know they are not alone.

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Most People Who Experience Migraine Are Women: Here’s What You Need to Know

We don't fully understand what causes migraine, which means there is no absolute cure for the disease. Exploring the sex differences in migraine may help some women learn more about their symptoms and treatment options.

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Managing the Workspace with Migraine: One Nurse’s Prescription for Managing Her Migraine Attacks

Roughly 85% of people who experience chronic migraine are women. It's important to learn your triggers and how to manage your migraine attacks.

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How to Know If You’re Experiencing Migraine

A headache is different from a migraine attack. It's important to know the symptoms for migraine disease.

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We Need to Raise Awareness of Women’s Migraine Disease in the Workplace

Women suffer from migraine headaches disproportionately; we need to do more to support them at work.

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Don't Lose Hope in Your Battle With Migraine

By sharing my story, I want to encourage other people with migraine to not give up hope of finding relief for their migraine disease.

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My Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Led to Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Disrupted My Career, but I Took My Life Back

I realized I couldn't keep living with debilitating bleeding and fatigue every month. Finally, I found the diagnosis and the care that I needed

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Dealing With Migraines Is More Art Than Science

This is one woman’s journey coping with chronic migraine headaches.

Real Women, Real Stories