2018 #MyMigraineStory Scholarship Contest Winners Announced

January 26, 2019

They say everyone has at least one story in them. Have you ever thought about what yours might be? We asked migraineurs to tell us their story – their migraine story – for our annual #MyMigraineStory scholarship contest. And the responses just kept rolling in. Students shared their migraine stories in the form of visual […] Read More

Waking Up with a Migraine? 5 Possible Reasons Why

January 4, 2019

  Experiencing migraine can really ruin your day. The searing pain that it causes leaves you mentally and physically impaired. It can bring your life to a screeching halt and keep you from doing the things you enjoy like spending time with family and friends. Sadly, waking up with a migraine is not that uncommon. Migraine […] Read More

Holiday Migraine Survival Guide

December 12, 2018

The holidays are a fun time filled with our favorite three F’s: Family, friends, and food. And while these are all tons of fun, it’s easy to get off track with your migraine prevention plan. Tis the season for migraine trigger overload. Stress, fatigue, trigger foods, and free flowing alcohol can all lead to a […] Read More

CBD Oil for Migraine: High Hopes (Don’t Get the Wrong Idea)

November 27, 2018
Axon Optics CBD Oil for Migraine Bottle

Migraine has a way of wreaking havoc on your entire life. You can’t work, you can’t focus, and those plans you had for tonight? Yeah, you can forget those too. This is why migraineurs are willing to try just about anything for relief. From pharmaceutical drugs to avoiding certain foods, retreating to dim lighting, relaxation […] Read More

You’re Not a Bear: Don’t Hibernate Due to Bright Lights & Headache

November 16, 2018

If you suffer from migraine, bright lights headache might be a frequent problem for you. It may be a fact of life that under certain types of light, you’re likely to get a migraine. Unfortunately for you and many others, photophobia or light sensitivity can be a literal pain. To make things worse, your light […] Read More

How Do I Know if I’m Having a Migraine?

October 31, 2018

“How do I know if I’m having a migraine?” As it turns out, you won’t have to think about it for long. In fact, a study published by the National Institutes of Health found that answering just 3 quick questions can help you determine with 95% accuracy whether you’re having a migraine. Take the quick […] Read More

6 Ways to Block Fluorescent Lights at Work – and 1 Way Not To

September 12, 2018

Does fluorescent lighting make you feel a little…uncomfortable? Here’s how to block fluorescent lights at work.  If the fluorescent lights in your office cause you discomfort, you may have photophobia, or light sensitivity. You might find yourself blinking excessively or squinting to try to filter out some of that light. Maybe your eyes begin to […] Read More

Understanding Blood Pressure Migraine and Headache

September 5, 2018

It’s called the silent killer. You may have it and not even know it. Researchers estimate that 1 in 3 adults in the United States have it and only about half of those people have it under control. This silent killer often has no symptoms. That’s what makes it so dangerous. For some people, though, […] Read More

Headache or Migraine? How You Know the Difference

August 22, 2018
Headache or migraine graphic comparing it to a mosquito vs shark bite

Many of us have experienced a headache at some point during our life and can recognize the signs and symptoms with ease. But, how do you determine if you’re dealing with a headache or a migraine? How do you tell if you’re suffering from a migraine?  The International Headache Society (IHS) publishes a classification guide that […] Read More

Migraine and Mental Health: What You Need to Know

August 20, 2018

You need to know a hidden fact about your migraine.  It’s something that is rarely discussed openly. It’s alarming. It’s heartbreaking. More than 20% of people that suffer from migraine have thought about suicide.  Twenty percent! Moreover, more than half of your loved ones with migraine experienced depression according to the Migraine and Mental Health […] Read More

Take the Headache Impact Test (HIT-6™)

August 20, 2018

Take the Headache Impact Test (HIT-6™) This questionnaire was designed to help you describe and communicate the way you feel and what you cannot do because of headaches.  It is a clinically validated tool used to determine how severe your headaches are and assess the impact they’re having on your life.   After you complete […] Read More

New Migraine Supplement Could Mean More Pain Free Days

August 13, 2018
Axon Migraine Supplement Drink Mix In a Bottle

One of the biggest treatment barriers that people with migraines face is cost. Medication for migraine has a reputation for being expensive and for having a number of unpleasant side effects. Because of these and other reasons, many people are turning to nutraceuticals to treat their migraines. A new migraine supplement, Axon Relief, combines several […] Read More