More on the How I use my Migraine Diary

Whats on My Mind

More on the How I use my Migraine Diary

Those of us who have migraines have all heard how tracking a set of facts in a diary can help. For a small sidetrack, I refuse to call this thing a ‘headache diary’ because as I’ve noted before, these are not typical headaches and shouldn’t be referred to as such. That said, I talked briefly about starting a migraine diary in Recognize Your Migraine Triggers, but that was a minimal start to what I’ve been researching you need in a determined migraine diary effort.

After reviewing some additional online sources, I’ve decided to track the following in my migraine

diary:

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About MigraineLady

The MigraineLady was formed in 2009 for my own relief and frustration with this disease. I needed a place to speak with others, whether they responded or not. This website has helped me tremendously with my personal battle with Migraines and hope that I help many others in the process.

If you are interested in collaborating or writing for my website, please email me!
beth@migrainelady.com

Beth,

The Medical Basics

Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine

Some of the symptoms of a migraine can occur before the headache starts, giving the sufferer a window of time in which to potentially treat the migraine and minimize some of the symptoms. Some sufferers have reported auras, which are defined as visual disturbances such as sparkling or flashing light, lines in their visual field,
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What Triggers Migraines? What Triggers Migraines?

Discover common Migraine Triggers including, Food, Loud Noises, Lights, Smoke, Odors, Allergies and more.

Birth Control Pills and Migraine Headaches Birth Control Pills and Migraine Headaches

First and foremost, women who begin experiencing migraines after starting birth control may find that eliminating that method of contraception eliminates their migraines. Actually, that seems like simple common sense. For some women who suffer migraines, however, taking a low dose estrogen-based birth control can reduce or eliminate their migraines attacks. The reason it works
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Migraine Symptoms

Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine

Some of the symptoms of a migraine can occur before the headache starts, giving the sufferer a window of time in which to potentially treat the migraine and minimize some of the symptoms. Some sufferers have reported auras, which are defined as visual disturbances such as sparkling or flashing light, lines in their visual field,
[continue reading...]

Whats on My Mind

More on the How I use my Migraine Diary More on the How I use my Migraine Diary

Those of us who have migraines have all heard how tracking a set of facts in a diary can help. For a small sidetrack, I refuse to call this thing a ‘headache diary’ because as I’ve noted before, these are not typical headaches and shouldn’t be referred to as such. That said, I talked briefly about starting a migraine diary in Recognize Your Migraine Triggers, but that was a minimal start to what I’ve been researching you need in a determined migraine diary effort.

After reviewing some additional online sources, I’ve decided to track the following in my migraine

diary:

The Medical Basics

Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine

Some of the symptoms of a migraine can occur before the headache starts, giving the sufferer a window of time in which to potentially treat the migraine and minimize some of the symptoms. Some sufferers have reported auras, which are defined as visual disturbances such as sparkling or flashing light, lines in their visual field,
[continue reading...]