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Time To Change – Time To Talk Day 2020

6 Feb

Did you know that today, February 6th, is Time to Talk” Day?

On Time to Talk Day we want everyone to have a conversation about mental health – whether that’s texting a friend, chatting to a colleague or organising a stigma-busting event.

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Show the Love to Migraine Sufferers

28 Jan

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I wanted to write a blog highlighting some ways in which we can show love to people who suffer from migraine. It is never easy to see a loved one in pain, especially if the pain is caused by an invisible illness, which unfortunately are often misunderstood. If someone close to you suffers from migraines, it is very important to understand what they are going through and what you can do to help. Migraine can not only affect the person who has it, but it can have a huge impact on their entire life – it can affect ones ability to work, day to day activities, and relationships. Below are just some ways in which you can show your support for someone who has migraines, and maybe even brighten up their day!

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Migraine & Headache Awareness Month

6 Jun

Did you know that June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month (NAHM)? The goal is to build awareness, educate the public and reduce the profound stigma associated with Migraine, Cluster Headaches and other Headache Disorders. This year’s theme is to help make migraines visible!

The reason I am writing this blog is to help spread awareness about migraines as it’s hard to ‘get’ migraines unless you suffer from them. As many of you know and as mentioned in my previous blog, a very close friend was diagnosed with New Daily Persistent Headache (NDPH) with Migraine Subtype and Myofascial Pain Syndrome a few years ago.  I also suffer from Migraines with Aura and Primary Stabbing Headaches (Ice Pick Headaches).

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