• Migraine Explained: Migraine Related Nausea

    Migraine Explained: Migraine Related Nausea

    Besides pain, nausea is probably one of the most common symptoms of Migraine. From my experience, Migraine and nausea go hand in hand. What causes Migraine related nausea and how do you treat it? Migraine Related Nausea – What is the connection? According to research, at least 60% of people…

  • Migraine Explained: Migraine During Pregnancy - Featuring Marina from Migraine Strong

    Migraine Explained: Migraine During Pregnancy

    Pregnancy Plan I read the “What To Expect Before You’re Expecting” book from cover to cover before I got pregnant. As soon as I saw two lines on my pregnancy test, I moved on to its highly anticipated sequel, “What To Expect When You’re Expecting”. I even bought the “What…

  • Migraine Explained: Photophobia - When Light Hurts

    Migraine Explained: Photophobia

    Photophobia or light sensitivity is an intolerance to light. Many chronic illnesses include this as a symptom so having a dark room to escape to is very important. I have a severe sensitivity to light and am unable to tolerate the light coming in from a window. I have to…

  • Rare Types of Migraine

    5 Rare Types of Migraine

    Migraine is classified into two classifications, Migraine with Aura and Migraine without Aura. Within these two classifications are several rare types of Migraine. Each of these rare types of Migraine comes with specific symptoms. It is important to identify what type Migraine you have in order to receive the proper…

  • Migraine Explained: My Migraine Life with Kriti Jindal

    Migraine Explained: My Migraine Life with Kriti Jindal

    As part of the Migraine Explained series, I wanted to share some stories of the people that struggle with Migraines. I tell my story on this blog but I want to give other perspectives of the disease as well. So, Occasionally, I will be having a guest writer that will share their Migraine Life.…

  • Migraine Explained: MIgraine Safety

    Migraine Explained: Migraine Safety

    As I have mentioned before, I have a rare type of Migraine called Hemiplegic Migraine. My aura symptoms include stroke like symptoms and includes vision loss, right side paralysis, Transient Aphasia and right side facial numbness (includes tongue and sometimes throat tingling). That is on top of the excruciating headache,…

  • Migraine Explained: My Migraine Life with Brittany Gray

    Migraine Explained: My Migraine Life with Brittany Gray

    As part of the Migraine Explained series, I wanted to share some stories of the people that struggle with Migraines. I tell my story on this blog but I want to give other perspectives of the disease as well. So, Occasionally, I will be having a guest writer that will share their…

  • Transient Aphasia - When the Words won't come

    Migraine Explained: Transient Aphasia

    One of the most annoying symptoms that I have during my Hemiplegic Migraine episodes is aphasia. The National Aphasia Association defines aphasia as, “an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech.”  Although aphasia is generally permanent, transient aphasia is temporary and is the type that accompanies migraines.…

  • Julie Davis shares her story in a series called My Migraine Life. Her story of Chronic Migraine will inspire you!

    Migraine Explained: My Migraine Life with Julie Davis

    As part of the Migraine Explained series, I wanted to share some stories of the people that struggle with Migraines. I tell my story on this blog but I want to give other perspectives of the disease as well. So, Occasionally, I will be having a guest writer that will…

  • A Silent Migraine is a type of Migraine with Aura in which the person does not enter a Headache phase of the attack. #SilentMigraine #Migraine

    Migraine Explained: Silent Migraine

    Did you know that it is possible to have a Migraine without pain? You might be scratching your head because you thought that a Migraine is a headache. Well, if I do nothing else with this blog, I hope to educate some people about how untrue that assumption is. A…