Ciara O'Rourke

Lockdown Helped with Migraine - Now it's Back

With COVID-19 still taking up headspace, are we guilty of neglecting our other conditions?

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

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Chronic Illness and the Pandemic: How Did Some of Us Cope?

Migraine and Your Mental Health
42 mins 2 secs
podcast

Migraine and Your Mental Health

Can Migraine Cause Vertigo and Dizziness?  This is the Link.
6 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Can Migraine Cause Vertigo and Dizziness? This is the Link.

When Migraines Put You into A&E
6 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

When Migraines Put You into A&E

Is Your Hair an Overlooked Migraine Trigger?
7 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Is Your Hair an Overlooked Migraine Trigger?

The Problem with Putting On a Brave Face with Migraine
4 mins
article
Daisy Swaffer

The Problem with Putting On a Brave Face with Migraine

Migraine and Weight Gain: Are They Linked?
5 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Migraine and Weight Gain: Are They Linked?

Me, My Mum, and Migraine
6 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Me, My Mum, and Migraine

The Stress of Moving House with Chronic Migraine
4 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

The Stress of Moving House with Chronic Migraine

Video: 3 Eye Care Tips for Migraine
32 secs
video
Daisy Swaffer

Video: 3 Eye Care Tips for Migraine

Video: Celebrating Small Wins with Chronic Illness
32 secs
video
Daisy Swaffer

Video: Celebrating Small Wins with Chronic Illness

Understanding Migraine: Prodrome and Postdrome
6 mins
article
Daisy Swaffer

Understanding Migraine: Prodrome and Postdrome

Video: How Migraine Takes Away My Control
52 secs
video
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Video: How Migraine Takes Away My Control

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

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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