People affected by migraine share their personal experience
The migraine stories shared below aim to show the real impact of living with migraine, whilst also offering support and comfort to others affected by this debilitating but often misunderstood condition. Each person’s experience of living with migraine will be different – from the symptoms to frequency and severity of attacks, to the treatments used and the impact on work, family and social life.
“I ended up in the emergency department with slurred speech and weakness”
“Heartbreakingly for our three children, the headache free days are rare”
“I increasingly feel that I have not been able to fulfill my potential”
“I was diagnosed with chronic daily migraine, trigeminal neuralgia and hemicrania continua”
“I had pain down the left side of my head and face and could not think clearly”
“One of the hard things to deal with is how other people react to my migraines”