Breaking The Migraine Stigma: 5 Things You Need To Know

By Marisa Salice, Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD) You’ve probably heard people talk about migraine stigma, but what does that really mean? And why does it matter? Understanding migraine stigma and the impact it can have is the first step in changing how others view the disease. Combatting this stigma can remove an extra layer…

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5 Ways To Help a Friend With Migraine

By Molly O’Brien, Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD)  Original Source from AMD: Supporting partner with migraine Migraine has a way of making people feel isolated and alone. For some people, retreating into a dark and quiet room may be the only way to get through an attack. Having support from loved ones can really help…

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3 Ways To Start A Conversation About Migraine

By Marisa Salice, Association of Migraine Disorders (AMD) Migraine is more than just a headache; it is a complex neurological disease that affects over a billion people worldwide. Despite the prevalence of the disease, the stigma surrounding migraine can make talking about it feel uncomfortable or difficult. Whether you’re seeking support, trying to educate others,…

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Sooo… Why Purple Sunglasses?

By Molly O’Brien, Association of Migraine Disorders Shades for Migraine (SFM) wants to bring visibility to migraine disease. We want to help raise awareness about how migraine can impact people in so many different ways.  You might be aware of other health campaigns that use ribbons as a symbol of awareness. SFM utilizes purple sunglasses…

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6 Things You Should Know About Migraine

By Molly O’Brien, Association of Migraine Disorders Migraine affects nearly every aspect of our lives. While the disease itself is complicated, your understanding of it doesn’t have to be! Whether you live with migraine or not, here are six things everyone should know about migraine.  1. Migraine is more than just a “bad headache” Migraine…

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Concussion Resources for Athletes

Sources: Timing of Concussion Diagnosis Is Related to Head Impact Exposure Prior to Injury What is a Concussion? (CDC) What is a Concussion? (CDC) Head Trauma First Aid (Mayo Clinic) Persistent post-concussive symptoms (Mayo Clinic) Concussion History and Knowledge Base in Competitive Equestrian Athletes (equestrian pamphlet) // Adult sports-related traumatic brain injury in United States…

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Shades for Migraine to Attend FEI World Cup Finals in Omaha

North Kingstown, R.I. – Shades for Migraine (SFM) is pleased to announce that it will attend the 2023 FEI World Cup™ Finals in Omaha, Neb., from April 4-8. The Fédération Equestre Internationale World Cup Finals are an annual international equestrian championship for the world’s best horse and human athletes in the disciplines of jumping, dressage,…

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Our Favorite Books About Migraine… for Kids!

If we are going to create more readers, more writers, people who feel included and recognized, and people who understand that the world is far richer than just their experiences alone, kids need books that are as diverse and complex as the society we live in. Every year on March 2, this is what we…

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