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How Do YOU #MoveAgainstMigraine?

July 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

How do YOU #MoveAgainstMigraine? Yoga is my way to #MoveAgainstMigraine. It took me years to build up the stamina to be able to go back to a practice I had started years before becoming chronic. Yoga has helped me connect to my body and learn how to listen to what it is trying to tell me. The breathing techniques help me to remain calmer during rough attacks. But IT IS NOT EASY! I can go weeks or months without stepping onto my mat. And sometimes I push myself too hard and can cause my pain levels to increase. I’ve learned to modify poses and know when to call it quits. The American Migraine Foundation has a campaign called “Move Against Migraine.” I challenge you to share how you #MoveAgainstMigraine. Could be painting, sharing articles, joining a support group. Be proud of what you are able to accomplish despite having migraine…

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Handy Guide to All Things Migraine & Headache Awareness Month

June 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Curated by Michelle Tracy and Katie M. Golden June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month #MHAM. There is so much excitement in the air about many great campaigns, it can get a little confusing. The Migraine Warrior, Michelle Tracy, @chedeco, and Katie M. Golden, @GoldenGraine, have teamed up to break it down for you. Whether you want to just share a post, blog about a given topic, take photos of you in migraine-related apparel, attend an in-person event or participate in a walk or run, there is something for everyone. Follow the hyperlinks for more information on each initiative. It’s kind of like “choose your own adventure!” Share and Make Aware INvisible Project – Migraine Edition– The INvisible Project is a magazine sponsored by the US Pain Foundation. It highlights the personal strength, character, and courage of those living with invisible illnesses by sharing personal stories and photos. The ultimate…

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Move Against Migraine Campaign by the American Migraine Foundation

April 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

The American Migraine Foundation (AMF) has launched a new campaign called Move Against Migraine. This initiative aims to spread awareness that migraine is a disabling neurological disease. Their website says the program aims to empower individuals living with migraine to advocate for themselves, to find the support and treatment they need. Below is the Content Capsule for Move Against Migraine. You will find resources, headache specialists, treatments, and ways to connect with others who live with migraine disease. You can also become part of their Facebook group. And let’s give major kudos to the artist who captured what all of us have felt. The imagery for this campaign is tragically beautiful. #MoveAgainstMigraine      

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Katie Golden

Katie is a professional patient, writer for Migraine.com, US Pain Ambassador, patient advocate, speaker, and freelance writer.

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