This page is full of ideas on how to stop migraine attack. It's not just about medication (which is REALLY important), it's about getting proper treatment, effective prevention and the lifestyle choices you make.
All the things that really can make a difference.
Get the right information and resources you need to become knowledgeable and take back control of your life.
You can live a happy, fulfilling life - despite your attacks. You can move forward and feel free again. And I will help you do just that.
It may not 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 are 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.
There are practical things you can do:
“When people say childbirth is one of the worst pains there is, I’m sorry, it’s not!” Melissa said, shaking her head. “For someone used to having migraine pain, childbirth doesn’t even come close.” Her daughter was born before she knew it, without any anaesthetic.
~ The Migraine Brain by Dr. Carolyn Bernstein and Elaine McArdle
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 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 are some really important links to help you get started:
By understanding the condition, and learning how to manage it, you’ll be well on your way to getting some form of control over the attacks.
Your most important first step is to get the right diagnosis from your doctor so you can find ways to manage the pain and disabling symptoms. Work closely with your doctor and don't give up like I did. It takes way too long that way! You have hundreds of options.
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.
Although it may take some trial and error to find how to stop migraine attack and all the right management strategies, I promise you, you can do this. You can learn to live well despite this debilitating condition. If I can do it, you can do it!
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Until next time, be well and be pain free.
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