Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

My Sudden "Stroke" was Actually Hemiplegic Migraine

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. 

77 Migraine Patient Stories

Lockdown Helped with Migraines - Now They're Back with Force
5 mins
article
Ciara O'Rourke

Lockdown Helped with Migraines - Now They're Back with Force

Why You Feel Hungover After a Migraine Attack
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Why You Feel Hungover After a Migraine Attack

How To Support A Loved One With Migraine
3 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

How To Support A Loved One With Migraine

Managing Photophobia and Migraine at Home and at Work
3 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

Managing Photophobia and Migraine at Home and at Work

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

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family
10 mins
article
Laura McKee

Coming to Terms with Chronic Illness as a Family

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

Migraine and Weight Gain: Are They Linked?

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

Me, My Mom, and Migraine

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

Why We Need to Destigmatize Migraine

 Navigating Routine Healthcare During a Pandemic
4 mins
article
Sarah Alexander-Georgeson

Navigating Routine Healthcare During a Pandemic

7 Tips to Manage Migraine Food Cravings
4 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

7 Tips to Manage Migraine Food Cravings

What to Do If Your Colleagues Don’t Believe You Get Migraine Attacks
3 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

What to Do If Your Colleagues Don’t Believe You Get Migraine Attacks

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

7 Ways I Educate My Children About Migraine Attacks
4 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

7 Ways I Educate My Children About Migraine Attacks

An Undiagnosed Vision Problem Was Contributing to My Migraines
3 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

An Undiagnosed Vision Problem Was Contributing to My Migraines

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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