• blonde woman using Migraine Healthline App
    Migraine,  Relationships

    Migraine Healthline: A New App For Migraine

    This article is sponsored by our partner, Healthline. Migraine Healthline, is the newest app that connects people with migraine. Download your free Migraine Healthline app here!  Before we found each other and created Migraine Strong, all five of us came to a point in our migraine journeys where we wanted to find others who understood what we were going through. While our families and friends are wonderfully supportive, it is different when you find others that experience what you do every day. There is a feeling of instant camaraderie when someone says ‘I know exactly what you mean.’ Through the years, we have become each other’s migraine buddies, partners, and…

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    The Benefits Of Practicing Gratitude

    The benefits of practicing gratitude are almost too many to count. During this season of thanksgiving, we tend to talk about the things we are grateful about for a day or two. But it’s rare that we break down how practicing gratitude can have long lasting effects on our emotional, physical and social well being. We thought it would be interesting to look at the effects of gratitude on each of these levels and then how we are practicing gratitude in our own lives.  Emotionally Uplifting  Not surprisingly, practicing gratitude can positively affect our everyday thoughts. While the initial practice of writing in a gratitude journal can give us a…

  • wine filled glasses using The Wand by PureWine to have wine without migraine
    Migraine,  Motherhood,  The Bucket Theory,  Wine

    Wine Without Migraine: Try PureWine

    With the weekend coming up, wouldn’t it be nice if you could have a glass of wine without migraine? Imagine enjoying a glass of red or white wine while enjoying a mom’s night out without suffering from wine sensitivities? How about drinking a cold beer with a few co-workers at a happy hour without any side effects? Sounds too good to be true? Thanks to PureWine, it doesn’t have to be! Alcohol Alcohol is a well recognized migraine trigger. According to American Migraine Foundation, alcohol can trigger a migraine attack anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours. People with migraine are also more susceptible to hangovers.  Leiden University Migraine Neuro-Analysis…

  • Migraine Glasses - A Review of Indoor and Outdoor TheraSpecs
    Migraine,  The Treatment Pie,  Vestibular Migraine

    Migraine Glasses – A Review of Indoor and Outdoor TheraSpecs

    Alicia’s Indoor Lenses Review When I first experienced the horrible symptoms of chronic vestibular migraine I worked at a giant corporate office with an open floor plan – my worst nightmare. As my light sensitivity and ataxia got worse, I was grasping at any treatment I could to still be able to function at work. It’s a terrifying thing to be faced with expiring FMLA and still have ongoing symptoms. I found myself wearing sunglasses almost everywhere, just to get some relief. That’s when my neurologist recommended I try FL-41 lenses.  Lenses for Traveling TheraSpecs was kind enough to offer me and Jennifer a free trial of lenses in exchange…

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    Migraine Strong Is Now A Proud Partner Of The American Migraine Foundation!

    We’ve joined the American Migraine Foundation to fight migraine, a debilitating neurological disease, together. As part of our ongoing commitment to providing meaningful information, resources and support for those living with migraine, Migraine Strong, is thrilled to announce our new partnership with the American Migraine Foundation. The American Migraine Foundation is the official resource for millions of Americans living with migraine seeking reliable information about diagnosis, treatment and advancements in research. Launched in 2010 as a patient support and advocacy effort of the American Headache Society, AMF’s mission is to mobilize a community for people living with migraine and their support networks, and to drive impactful research into the third…