Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

My Sudden "Stroke" was Actually Hemiplegic Migraine

[Blurb]: Hemiplegic migraine can look like a stroke. Sarah Alexander-Georgeson explores her diagnosis.

People like you, talking about their experience with chronic migraine.

Living with Chronic Migraine: Patient Stories and Support

Read stories from people who live with and manage chronic migraine. Each story gives a first-person account of living with migraine, from identifying and avoiding triggers to balancing work and family life. 

71 Migraine Patient Stories - Page 2

Video: Managing the School Run with Migraine
1 min
video
Ciara O'Rourke

Video: Managing the School Run with Migraine

5 Ways to Help Others Understand Your Migraine
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

5 Ways to Help Others Understand Your Migraine

Navigating Fatigue After a Migraine Attack
6 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Navigating Fatigue After a Migraine Attack

Why We Need to Destigmatise Migraine
4 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Why We Need to Destigmatise Migraine

Finding My Inner Superhero with Migraine
2 mins 24 secs
video
Daisy Swaffer

Finding My Inner Superhero with Migraine

Why I Use Spoon Theory to Explain Migraine
1 min 14 secs
video
Daisy Swaffer

Why I Use Spoon Theory to Explain Migraine

Navigating the Pandemic as a Migraine Patient (and a Nurse)
6 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Navigating the Pandemic as a Migraine Patient (and a Nurse)

How I Managed My Healthcare Routine during the Coronavirus Pandemic
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

How I Managed My Healthcare Routine during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Losing (and Finding) Friendships with Chronic Migraine
4 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Losing (and Finding) Friendships with Chronic Migraine

What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Accessibility
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Accessibility

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent
12 mins
article
Laura McKee

How My Children Feel about Family Life with a Chronically Ill Parent

6 Tips for Mental Health and Migraine during a Global Crisis
5 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

6 Tips for Mental Health and Migraine during a Global Crisis

The Reality of Raising Children with Migraine
7 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

The Reality of Raising Children with Migraine

Celebrating a Birthday with Chronic Illness
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Celebrating a Birthday with Chronic Illness

7 Distraction Techniques for Migraine Pain
6 mins
article
Daisy Swaffer

7 Distraction Techniques for Migraine Pain

Trying to Conceive with Chronic Migraine
5 mins
article
Daisy Swaffer

Trying to Conceive with Chronic Migraine

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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