The American Migraine Foundation launched the Move Against Migraine initiative to mobilize and empower those living with migraine. Through our movement we are providing access to migraine information, making it easier for those living with migraine and other diseases that cause severe head pain to find doctors and researchers, and building a platform that serves the migraine and headache community.
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Each 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 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.
There are over 100 different types of headaches, so pinpointing which one is ailing you can take some time, and probably a visit with a headache specialist. Use our guide to help narrow down the most common types of migraine.
When your migraine is so debilitating it keeps you from holding down a full-time job, filing for disability is an option worth exploring. Start by reading about the current disability laws, what to expect after filing, and how to discuss your options with your employer.
Between finding the energy to leave the house and the stigma associated with migraine, many patients never seek the proper medical attention and treatment for their illness. To help you prepare, we created this guide to make sure you get the help, care and answers you need and deserve should you ever find yourself in the emergency room because of a migraine.
It’s not uncommon for migraine patients to notice that their symptoms correspond with certain food triggers. However, which foods or ingredients contribute to head pain varies widely from person to person. Our guide will help you examine your eating habits, maintain a balanced diet and identify patterns that could help reduce migraine attacks.
Is your migraine becoming more intense or frequent? With our guide, you will learn to define episodic and chronic migraine by intensity and frequency, recognize the symptoms that your migraine is progressing, and reduce the progression of your migraine.
Does your child have migraine? Our guide teaches parents and caretakers how to spot migraine symptoms in children, seek out a diagnosis and have a productive dialogue with your child about the disease.
Do you know what medical and lifestyle factors contribute to your migraine? Find out how understanding your factors and practicing good migraine hygiene can help reduce the chance of a migraine attack and assist your doctor in creating an effective migraine plan.