Navigating Life with Migraine
Migraine is a disabling disease that affects 37 million people in the United States. Life with migraine can be isolating, but you don’t have to do it alone. The American Migraine Foundation is here to empower those living with migraine to start the conversation with your family and find the help you deserve.
Know Your Migraine
You are not alone. Watch our videos to hear migraine tips and stories from patients like you.
What is Migraine? And Other Frequently Asked QuestionsDoctors answer frequently asked questions about migraine.
Picture Your Life Without MigraineWhat would your life look like without migraine?
Explaining Migraine to Loved OnesCommunicating with loved ones is key. Hear Korinda’s story.
What It’s Like Getting DiagnosedDiagnosis can be a lonely process. Hear how Stacy found support.
Migraine And Your CareerNavigating the workplace with migraine is easier with support. Listen to Charise’s experience.
Patient Resources to Improve Your Life With Migraine
Find the tools and resources to help advocate for your self, your loved ones and your community. All of the American Migraine Foundation’s downloadable guides are free to download, doctor-verified and designed with patients in mind.
Talking to Your Doctor about MigraineYour head hurts constantly. You can't explain the accompanying symptoms. You suspect you have migraine. It's time to talk to your healthcare provider. This guide will help you start the conversation with your doctor so that you receive the care you need. From setting goals to describing pain, this guide maps out the conversation with your doctor.
How to Support Someone with MigraineYou don't have to be a neurologist to know how to support someone in your life who is living with migraine. There are several ways to show your loved one living with migraine that you're there for them on the good days and the bad.
Seeking Medical Help for Your MigraineA headache specialist can become an important member of your support team from diagnosing your specific kind of migraine to creating a custom treatment plan. Our introductory guide will help you determine if it's time to make your first appointment, when you should go and what you can do to prepare for your visit.
What to Do After Your Diagnosis?Migraine is a disabling disease that impacts more than 37 million Americans. To help those coping with a recent diagnosis, lean on this guide to show you how to communicate your needs to your support network, better understand your diagnosis, and take care of yourself by finding hope through pain.
Migraine at WorkEach year in the United States, 113 million workdays are lost due to migraine. We outlined the series of steps you need to take to make sure the conversation you have with your boss about your migraine is a positive experience and results in a solution that works for everyone.
Migraine’s Contributing FactorsDo you know what triggers your migraine attacks? Being able to identify medical and lifestyle migraine triggers can help reduce the chance of an attack and help you develop a better treatment plan.
Move Against Migraine: A Podcast by the American Migraine Foundation
The Start of Your Migraine Journey
Migraine Treatment and YouHost Dr. Larry Newman speaks with Dr. Stewart Tepper and Dr. Richard Lipton about diagnosis and treatment of patients with migraine and more.Listen Now
Migraine and Anti-CGRP TreatmentsDr. Larry Newman and his guests, Dr. Stewart Tepper, Dr. Amaal Starling and Dr. David Dodick, discuss how CGRP and CGRP receptors behave during migraine attacks and the treatments available.Listen Now
Migraine, Depression and Anxiety: Finding the Support You NeedFor many, anxiety and depression occur along with head pain. Dr. Dawn Buse, Tammy Rome and Nim Lalvani talk about living with migraine, anxiety and depression, and finding a support network.Listen Now
Medication Overuse HeadacheIn this episode, listen as host Dr. Larry Newman discusses medication overuse headache with Dr. Todd Schwedt and Professor Deborah Friedman.Listen Now
Migraine Advocacy and Funding for ResearchIn this episode, Dr. Robert Shapiro and Nim Lalvani discuss migraine advocacy and research funding to give patient’s different ways to self-advocate.Listen Now
Working with a Headache SpecialistIn this episode, Dr. Dawn Buse and Dr. Kathleen Digre explain how developing a relationship with your doctor can help you reach better outcomes.Listen Now
Understanding Migraine During Pregnancy and BreastfeedingIn this episode, guests Dr. Angeliki Vgontzas and Dr. Matthew Robbins discuss how headache impacts pregnancy and the early months following birth in the final episode of Season 1 of the Move Against Migraine podcast.Listen Now
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