Alexandria

✧ READ ALEXANDRIA’S BLOG POSTS ✧ My Mantra: “There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” – Hamlet 2:2, Shakespeare ✧✧✧ Diagnosed with migraines at age 5, and with migraine-induced seizures at age 9, I have migraine, with and without aura, as well as Hemiplegic Migraine. I am an author whose prizes and awards … Continue reading Alexandria

The Best Free Apps to Combat Migraine & Chronic Pain

By Alexandria – If you’re not familiar with self-hypnosis, let me assure you that it is nothing like what’s shown in horror films. No matter how skilled the therapist, meditation leader, or professional hypnotist, hypnosis meditations cannot make you do anything you do not wish to. I’ve heard of self-hypnosis for many things — weight … Continue reading The Best Free Apps to Combat Migraine & Chronic Pain

Why Getting a Medical ID Bracelet for My Hemiplegic Migraines Depressed Me

By Alexandria – “You’re getting a migraine, aren’t you?” said my physician last year during one of my regular visits. “If you were pulled over, a policeman would think you were drunk or on drugs. If you were taken to a hospital, they would think you were having a stroke. Time for you to get … Continue reading Why Getting a Medical ID Bracelet for My Hemiplegic Migraines Depressed Me

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

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