Ciara O'Rourke

6 Ways to Practice Self-Care during a Global Crisis

As a mother, a nurse, and migraineur, Ciara O’Rourke shares 6 ways she’s practicing self-care during this stressful period.

66 Migraine Patient Stories

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

6 Expressions People with Migraine Are Tired of Hearing
4 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

6 Expressions People with Migraine Are Tired of Hearing

 Is It Seasonal Allergies or Migraine? Here’s Why You Need to Know the Difference
2 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

Is It Seasonal Allergies or Migraine? Here’s Why You Need to Know the Difference

Migraines at Work: How to Push Through the Pain — and When to Call It Quits
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Migraines at Work: How to Push Through the Pain — and When to Call It Quits

Why (and How) to Create Your Migraine “Elevator Pitch"
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Why (and How) to Create Your Migraine “Elevator Pitch"

Learning to Say No: Setting Boundaries When Living with Migraine
6 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Learning to Say No: Setting Boundaries When Living with Migraine

6 Tips to Manage Family Vacations with Migraine
4 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

6 Tips to Manage Family Vacations with Migraine

How to Create a Migraine Binder for ER Visits and Doctor’s Appointments
3 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

How to Create a Migraine Binder for ER Visits and Doctor’s Appointments

This Is My Migraine Care Team
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

This Is My Migraine Care Team

My Migraine Story Is 6 Words Long
3 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

My Migraine Story Is 6 Words Long

5 Self-Care Practices I Do Every Day to Manage My Migraines
3 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

5 Self-Care Practices I Do Every Day to Manage My Migraines

Navigating the ER with Migraine
4 mins
article
Danielle Fancher

Navigating the ER with Migraine

Losing My Migraine Companion
4 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

Losing My Migraine Companion

Motherhood and Migraine: How I Cope with Mom Guilt
3 mins 35 secs
video
Sarah Rathsack

Motherhood and Migraine: How I Cope with Mom Guilt

Finding Empowerment through Migraine Advocacy: How to Get Connected
5 mins
article
Sarah Rathsack

Finding Empowerment through Migraine Advocacy: How to Get Connected

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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