Dana

✧ Read Dana’s blog posts ✧ My Mantra: “If the doors are closed, look for a window.” ✧✧✧ My parents were my first and best role models for achieving dreams. They came from poor families, and both knew as children how they wanted to spend their lives. Dad wanted to be an electrical engineer, Mom a teacher. … Continue reading Dana

Migraines & Sleep Apnea: A Connection Worth Considering

By Dana – Migraines and sleep problems go together. According to the American Migraine Foundation, migraineurs are between two and eight times more likely to have difficulty sleeping. Chronic sleep problems could indicate a disorder like sleep apnea, where breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. Many people associate sleep apnea with overweight, middle-aged men who … Continue reading Migraines & Sleep Apnea: A Connection Worth Considering

This Is Your Brain on Migraine

By Alexandria – Impacting not just the head but the entire body, migraine is the most common neurological disorder, affecting 10-15% of the adult population. For comparison, epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder (after migraine, stroke, and Alzheimer’s disease). Unfortunately, few people completely understand the mechanism of migraine. Even doctors, neurologists, and scientists … Continue reading This Is Your Brain on Migraine

About Us

Welcome to The Migraine Mantras, a blog dedicated to living mindfully and holistically with migraines, mental illness, other chronic illnesses, and more.