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Isabella Sementilli

Although the actions of a bully changed my life forever – I was determined to stay positive and make a change.

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A Letter to Pain

About 11 years ago my daughter was a sophomore in high school. Like all children her age, she was horsing around with her friends and unsuspectingly suffered a lower back injury. It took a few months for the injury to…

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Isa’s “Thunderbooms and Bellybooms”

My name is Isa. I’m nine years old and this is how migraines effect me.

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Migraine Triggered by Laughing and Crying – Daria’s Story

Just breathe

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Freight Train Coming, by Christopher Clauss

Freight Train Coming, by Christopher Clauss

This is an original long-form poem about my experience with migraines: the onset, the symptoms, and the fog that comes afterward.

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Maggie's Story

Maggie’s Story

A life with migraines

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Melissa's Story

20 Years and Counting with Migraine – Melissa’s Story

A look into my life with a 20 year old migraine

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Liv Ash

Liv-ing With Cluster Headache

I am a 40-year-old attorney, teacher, and wellbeing professional who continues to model, paint, and exercise…despite managing chronic cluster headache. Do what you can with what you have; you are your own best advocate.

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Share Your Story for MHAM21

More than 40 million people in the United States live with migraine disease and a half million are diagnosed with Cluster Headache. Yet those who have these diseases often feel isolated and alone. National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month are…

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Sandy and Allie's Story

Sandy and Allie’s Story

My 18 year old daughter has suffered with headaches since 8th grade.
We’ve tried almost every treatment, pill and diet to combat these horribly debilitating
headaches. I am looking for help from a broader community now. Thank you for your assistance.

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Nicole's Journey With Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

Nicole’s Journey With Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension

My story is of a postural or orthostatic headache. This is the major symptom of a Cerebral Spinal Fluid Leak. After many tests, and two trips to the ER my neurologist was able to come to this diagnosis and expedite treatment. The headache from this issue is truly debilitating and the only relief is lying down. I think it’s important to shed some light on this particular type of headache as many people suffer from misdiagnoses and mistreatment before finally getting the proper care they need to treat this.

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Rachel's Story of Living with Chronic Migraine

Rachel’s Story of Living with Chronic Migraine

Since the age of 18 I have had daily migraines that now range from a pain level of 3 to 5. Ive tried everything. Need help to try to fix my suffering from chronic daily migraines.

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