Attend The Migraine World Summit | Over 30 Migraine Experts | Free Online Event

April 17, 2018

Over 30 of the world’s most prestigious, knowledgeable, and talented specialists, doctors, and experts in headache and migraine will be taking part in The Migraine World Summit, a free online event from April 18-26, 2018. Register here. A few years ago, Axon’s very own Dr. Katz was a guest. This year, Dr. Kathleen Digre, also of the […] Read More

Foods that Trigger Migraine

April 15, 2018

Migraines can be caused by a variety of factors, but food is a fairly common trigger. The challenge is there are no absolutes that apply across the board. Several foods that are common triggers still vary from person to person when it comes to how or even if they are affected. What doesn’t faze one […] Read More

Migraine Medication Assistance: Resources to Help You get Your Prescriptions

April 12, 2018

Why does migraine medication have to be so expensive? Many migraine patients struggle to afford their medication and care. One study found that people with chronic migraine pay an average of $145 per month for healthcare while those who don’t have migraine pay an average of $89 per month. There is a significant need for migraine medication […] Read More

Wearing Sunglasses Indoors is a Bad Idea

April 4, 2018

“I have had extreme photophobia for a year. I am now able to function in the house with glasses — but blinds are down. At night, I use low wattage incandescent bulbs with dimmers and 25 watt amber lights in lamps that diffuse light. When I go out I wear two pairs of sunglasses and […] Read More

What’s The Difference between Computer Glasses and Readers?

April 3, 2018

Glasses are glasses are glasses, right? Well, not exactly. When it comes to computer glasses and readers, there are some pretty significant differences. It may be a little tough sometimes to figure out which you need at a given time. This brief guide will help you better understand your eyeglass options as well as when […] Read More

Sinus Migraine: When Sinus Pain is More than a Headache

February 28, 2018

You have a headache. It extends over your eye and you have pressure in your face Your nose even runs a little. You take some Sudafed or ibuprofen, tell everyone you have a sinus headache or even a sinus migraine, and lay down for a while. Two or three hours later you are better. You […] Read More

Migraine Contact Lenses: Colorful Contacts for Light Sensitivity and Migraine Relief

February 21, 2018

There was a time when therapeutic tinted lenses for light sensitivity were only available as glasses. Thanks to exciting developments at Axon Optics, that is no longer the case. Migraine contact lenses are available through the Axon Optics website and the positive testimonials are pouring in as customers say they bring much needed relief to […] Read More

Intractable Migraine: A Definitive Guide

January 31, 2018

Status migrainosus, or intractable migraine, is a persistent, debilitating migraine without aura that significantly affects a person’s ability to function. Even when they take steps to control triggers and make deliberate lifestyle changes, it is still a major impact on their quality of life. They are typically marked by a lack of response to the […] Read More

Preventing Cold Weather Migraines

January 17, 2018

I am here to tell you, cold weather migraines are no fun. With winter in full swing you might find that you are experiencing increased migraine activity. Many migraineurs report a spike in their migraine frequency when the weather turns chilly. The cooler temperatures are often a culprit, but certain things we do when it […] Read More

2017 #MyMigraineStory Scholarship: Congratulations K. Higuchi of OU

December 27, 2017

No two migraines are the same and every migraineur has their own migraine story. This was the premise behind Axon Optic’s My Migraine Story Scholarship Program. This year we had more than one hundred entries. There were so many inspiring stories in a number of different mediums. Some entrants wrote their stories, others recorded them […] Read More

The Complete Abdominal Migraine Guide

December 26, 2017

Abdominal migraine is a rare condition that primarily affects children but can very rarely affect adults. It is commonly stated that around 10% of children between the ages of 5 and 15 suffer from abdominal migraines, but other studies show that number to be a little over 4% are affected. However, in Europe, the diagnosis […] Read More

Natural Migraine Remedies: A Comprehensive Guide

November 16, 2017
Herbal and other natural migraine remedies are very effective

Rising costs of migraine medication, coupled with increasing instances of side effects from drugs are driving many people to seek alternative, more natural, healthier treatments for their migraines. People have been using natural remedies for centuries. Ancient Chinese and Egyptian cultures used natural remedies to treat a wide variety of ailments. Many are still used today […] Read More