Still don’t know what’s causing the migraines? Can’t stop the pain? Medications not working?
Is anything working?
If not, don’t worry - you’re now in the right place. This site has all the information and resources you need to become migraine savvy and take back control of your life.
I have been in your shoes, and I know how devastating this chronic condition can be. For over 20 years I’ve grappled with this disorder. But, my decades of trial and error, research, failures - and successes - have brought me to a place where I can live my life to the full again.
This site has been developed to help all fellow sufferers, based on my own personal and professional experience, to…
• Understand migraines and their triggers.
• Learn how to be prepared for and cope with attacks.
• Develop an effective pain management strategy.
• Know when to take action - timing is everything.
The statistics are alarming: 950 million (nearly 1 billion) people are suffering from migraines, and only half of us receive effective treatment.
Don’t become a statistic… become resilient.
You can live a happy, fulfilling life - despite your attacks. You can move forward and feel free again. And Migraine Savvy will help you do just that.
It won’t be the smoothest ride ever - but I’m here to support you when you stumble. Know that you’re not alone - I, and thousands of others, have learned to cope with this debilitating disease. And you can too.
It can be hard to find the strength to pick yourself back up again, and again, and again - but if you persevere, you will get there. You too will learn how to roll with the punches. You’ll figure out how to adapt your lifestyle so that you’re back in the driving seat.
And the coping skills you learn here will help you to become the very best you that you can be, despite the havoc your attacks try to cause.
It can be so hard to know where to start when you’re trying to cope with this disorder. Which medications work? Which alternative therapies are worth a shot? Is there a way to reduce the intensity of the pain? Does anyone even actually have any of the answers you need??
The good news is: this site is a comprehensive one-stop-shop, packed with tons of answers and advice. And if I don’t know the answer, I’ll point you in the direction of a resource that does.
Here you can find information about:
By understanding the condition, and learning how to manage it, you’ll be well on your way to mastering your episodes.
Your most important first step is to start finding ways to manage the pain. Trust me on this one… I was in denial for 14 years or so, and suffered without any pain relief whatsoever. Don’t put yourself through the same needless agony!
When I finally got around to forming an effective pain management strategy, it was like the dark clouds parted and the sunshine came back into my life again.
The four LEAST helpful words a migraineur can ever hear: “It’s just a headache”.
Nope, it’s really not! I know it can be super hard to stay positive in the face of relentless, crippling pain. Let alone the anxiety of when the next attack might hit. Or wondering how you’ll keep your job if you have to take another sick day.
And there will be days when you just want to throw in the towel and give it all up.
But that’s why I’m here: to help you every step of the way on your journey to becoming happier, more fulfilled and more at peace with your body, your mind and your life.
Although it may take a little time and perseverance to find the right tools for your own migraine management toolkit, there are more medications and resources available to us today than ever before. And there are new tools being developed all the time.
I promise you, you can learn to live with these debilitating headaches. If I can do it, you definitely can too!
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Until next time, be well and be pain free.
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