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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Suffering From Chronic Pain as a Black Woman

Bias can lead to disparities in diagnosis and treatment of Black women with chronic pain

Chronic Care Issues

How I Found New Relief With Migraine Disease

I was plagued with migraine disease for decades and finally found relief with a new doctor, new diagnosis, new medication, and a new career.

Real Women, Real Stories

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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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

Headache Products Worth Checking Out

You can't always know what's causing your headache or what to do about it, but here are some products that may provide relief from headache pain.

Migraine

Opioids: An Evolving Health Crisis for Women

Opioids such as heroin and fentanyl, continue to harm women and families. Women are at greater risk for OUD because of biologic differences, and women also have higher rates of chronic pain.

Your Health

I'm Letting Myself Shed Tears for My Pain, and That's Okay

It's been six years since my suicide attempt. And I'm letting myself shed tears about it now.

Real Women, Real Stories

I Have Lived with Chronic Migraine for 38 Years

I am 40 years old and have lived with migraine attacks since my childhood. But it has not defeated me.

Real Women, Real Stories

Foods That Can Make Your Headaches Worse

If you've just eaten and suddenly get a headache, you may want to keep a food diary and see if certain foods are causing your headaches.


Migraine

Migraines Linked to Higher Heart Trouble Risk

A new study links migraines to an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, blood clots and irregular heart rates.

Your Health

What’s a Typical Day Like When You Have a Disability?

Out of everything that was asked of me, I found answering this question to be the most important. “Describe what you do in a typical day.” But our days aren’t typical, are they? Here was my reply. 

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Chronic Illness Took Me Out of the Workforce and I'm Fighting to #KeepTheCare

When you're healthy, you don't spend much time thinking about what you would do if hit by a chronic illness. At least I didn't. 

Real Women, Real Stories