Migraines: Its not just a headache

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Migraines are a quite common headache disorder. Patients who suffer from migraines know that it is much more than just a common headache. Migraines relentlessly impact people in their everyday home and work life functions every day. Even as a leading cause of missed days of work and emergency department visits, people often fail to mention the lasting impacts migraines can have. Missed dance recitals, your sons football game, or being forced to lay down instead of playing with your toddlers are some of the ways migraines impact the victims in their daily lives. Migraines not only affect us, but they can also have lasting impacts on those we love. Unfortunately, patients often suffer from migraines without seeking treatment. Luckily, there are many treatment options available now that can be started with minimal invasiveness. If you or someone you love is experiencing headaches that interfere with day-to-day activities, the first step is getting treatment. Stay updated with the blog to learn more about some of these treatments.

Author
Dr. Sharisse Stephenson Dr. Stephenson is a Neurologist and a Board Certified Headache Specialist and Brain Injury Medicine Specialist. She has postgraduate training in neurological disorders and stroke management from Tufts University in Boston.

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