Migraine & Headache Awareness Month Blog

For the second year in a row, we will feature daily blog posts from the headache disease community. You hear and learn from seasoned advocates and those who are speaking up for the very first time. We encourage you to read and share the entries below via your personal social media channels. You can do so using the buttons at the bottom of each blog entry. Thank you for your support of all of these bloggers. Sharing your personal story is a great way to become an advocate. If interested in sharing your own story, find out which CHAMP participants offer those opportunities

The views expressed in these posts do not necessarily reflect the position or views of CHAMP or MigraineHeadacheAwarenessMonth.org.

Migraine Medications

New and Emerging Migraine Medications

Jun 30, 2021

I find this to be the most interesting time of year for me to be writing this particular article. This is because…

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chronic migraine

Chronic Migraine Awareness Day

Jun 29, 2021

Every June marks Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. Chronic Migraine Awareness, Inc. (CMA) spreads the call to action by distributing printed material,…

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Combination Therapy

Combination Therapy for Migraine & Headache: What’s in your toolbox?

Jun 28, 2021

The Migraine Combination Therapy Toolbox The complexity of migraine and headache diseases makes them hard to treat. With no cure, patients need to…

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Opening Up About Migraine

Jun 27, 2021

I have lived with migraine disease for more than 40 years; yet, it’s only recently that I’m beginning to be truly open…

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Nerve Blocks for Migraine

Jun 26, 2021

I have lived with episodic migraine since puberty. However, after an accident six years ago, I have chronic intractable migraine disease. I’ve…

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migraine community

What the Migraine Community Means to Me

Jun 25, 2021

In 2009, I reluctantly joined Facebook. I had no idea how it would change my life and the lives of so many…

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New Era for All: Developments in Headache Treatment 

Jun 24, 2021

As the 2021 MHAM theme focuses on A New Era of Care, it’s important that we recognize what is taking place for…

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Migraine in a Time of Coronavirus

Jun 23, 2021

I wake up naturally these days and have time for coffee on the porch. I can listen to the birds, watch the…

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nerve stimulation

Nerve Stimulation for Migraine: My Experience With gammaCore

Jun 22, 2021

After living with chronic migraine for more than 25 years and trying more than five dozen medications, I didn’t have much expectation…

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invisible illness

Bringing Visibility to an Invisible Illness

Jun 21, 2021

From a young age, we learn not to judge a book by its cover, yet inherently it’s something most of us do…

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migraine in men

Fathers With Migraine

Jun 20, 2021

Often thought of as a woman’s disease, migraine impacts more than 300 million men worldwide. Many are fathers. Too many struggle undiagnosed…

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disparities in migraine

Disparities in Migraine: Deborah Y. Turk’s Experience

Jun 19, 2021

I have been living with migraine disease for more than 25 years. My disease went from episodic migraine to my current diagnosis…

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