Hi! I’m Sam, a senior in high school living with daily chronic refractory migraines. I am starting this blog to help others with migraines or any other disability navigate through life and school.
Tuesday Tip: Make sure you have sunglasses with you everywhere you go. You never know when you might need them. Being in a car at night can be difficult with all of the headlights, bright lights, and flashing lights. Sunglasses help to dull these if you are a passenger.
I was contacted on behalf of Diamond Headache Clinic which is the oldest and largest private headache and pain center dedicated solely to the diagnosis and management of headache pain. They recently made a presentation about the different types of headaches children may suffer from, the varying symptoms, and treatments. I think this is an … Continue reading Common Types of Headaches in Children
As mentioned in Migraine Symptoms and Solutions and Migraine Survival Pack, FL-41 Tinted glasses have been a lifesaver for photophobia associated to migraines. This specific tint filters out a lot of the wavelengths of light that contribute to light sensitivity, especially from fluorescent lights and computers, TVs, and phones. In fact, the University of Utah … Continue reading Axon Optics Tinted Migraine Glasses Review
When you’re in a lot of pain it’s extremely difficult to function because the pain can become all-encompassing. This is especially true with migraines. In a horrible spike, anything besides lying a cool, silent, pitch black room makes the pain so much worse. Living like a hermit may be feasible for a day or two, … Continue reading Distractions for Migraines