Living with Migraine: How to Cope when Every Day is a Struggle

August 16, 2019

How do you stay positive when you are living with migraine, when each day is such an uphill battle? How do you keep putting one foot in front of the other when all you want to do is crawl into bed and hide from the lights, smells, and sounds of the world? How do you […] Read More

The Results Are In: Axon Optics Eyewear Reduces Headache Impact

May 22, 2019

Since 2011, Axon Optics has been developing precision-tinted eyewear with purpose. As technology has advanced, our primary mission has remained constant: to help people who suffer from light sensitivity and migraine to suffer less. We’ve Been Hard at Work, and the Data Is In We admit it — we’re data nerds. We’ve been busy surveying […] Read More

Dark Glasses for Migraine: Separating Fact from Fiction

May 10, 2019

“Get a little sunshine!” “Open a window, it’s too dark in here!” “Why do you keep it so dark in here? Turn on some lights!” Do you cringe when someone says these things to you? Do you seek out the darkened corners of a room, pulling down the shades and lowering the lights? Does every […] Read More

What Does It Mean When Your Eyes Are Sensitive to Light?

April 19, 2019

Light bugs you. We’ve all been there. Bright lights, flashing lights, even illness can cause light to be bothersome. But this goes beyond “bothersome.” Way beyond. It really bugs you to the point that your eyes water and you can’t keep them open. It hurts. Even though everyone around you is acting like nothing is […] Read More

20 Migraine Gifs that Really Capture the Migraineur’s Struggle

March 22, 2019

These best migraine gifs really show what migraineurs go through.

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Veterans: Get Axon Migraine Glasses at VAs Nationwide!

February 28, 2019

Migraine attacks? Sensitive to light? Just need a dark, quite dark room?  The majority of migraineurs are light sensitive.  Axon Optics develops eyewear that is shown to block the wavelengths of light that have been implicated in triggering migraine.   Our proprietary eyewear (i.e. migraine glasses or light sensitivity glasses) is available for free to Veterans through any […] Read More

Migraine Gender Ratio: 5 Reasons Why Women Tip the Scales

February 27, 2019

Fun fact: Women are more prone to migraines than men. And here’s why. Women are three times more likely to suffer from migraines than men. It’s clear: women are more prone to migraines, but it’s less certain why. There are five main areas that researchers are studying to better understand the link between migraines and […] 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 and […] 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 techniques, […] 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 tear up. […] Read More