Navigating Life with Migraine
Migraine is a disabling disease that affects 39 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 Podcast: Season Two
What are Gepants and Ditans?
Lifestyle Tips for MigraineDr. Larry Newman sits down with Dr. Cynthia Armand to discuss the importance of incorporating lifestyle changes with medications and becoming an active participant in your own care.Listen Now
Migraine Advocacy for Patients and PhysiciansIn this episode, Dr. Larry Newman and Dr. Starling discuss how patients can participate in self-advocacy and community advocacy as a part of their migraine journey.Listen Now
Cluster Headache: Perspectives from a Doctor and a PatientLike migraine, cluster headache is a disabling disease, but there are options and reasons for hope on the horizon. Dr. Larry Newman sits down with a patient and doctor to discuss all things cluster headache.Listen Now
Migraine in the WorkplaceDr. Larry Newman and Dr. Robert Shapiro discuss how those with migraine can advocate for workplace accommodations and why it could actually benefit employers to address migraine head-on.Listen Now
Migraine in School: How to Help StudentsDr. Jessica Gautreaux joins Dr. Larry Newman to discuss the impact of migraine on school-age children, how to set them up for success by making school a more migraine-friendly place.Listen Now
Migraine in Children and TeensDr. Larry Newman and Dr. Amy Gelfand discuss how migraine affects children and teenagers, and what parents can do to help them manage their migraine symptoms.Listen Now
What Are My Insurance Options with Migraine?We see countless questions about health insurance in our community so we collaborated with AMF Partner, Patient Advocate Foundation, to get some answers.Listen Now
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