The Migraine Insight Data Guide

The Migraine Insight Data Guide Privacy is important. We help you make insights while keeping everyone’s privacy firmly in place. Migraine Insight gives you useful, real-world insights based on what’s tracked. Finding patterns in your data often relies on information gathered from all of us. Data privacy basics All health, wellness and medical apps collect […]

Migraine vs Headache: How to Tell the Difference

Migraine vs Headache

There’s nothing more annoying than getting a headache. A headache can interrupt your focus and cause you tons of discomfort and pain. If you suffer from headaches, you’re not alone, they’re the most common disorder of the nervous system.  However, if your headaches have left you debilitated and unable to function, you might be wondering if […]

Popular Migraine Medications: What To Expect

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Fortunately, you have a lot of prescription treatment options when it comes to migraines. It’s smart to research popular migraine medications. Here’s a short list of the most popular to get you started.   Popular Migraine Medications: What To Expect Expect your doctor to help you make a plan that could range from one simple […]

Paleo, keto, oh my! Diet and migraines

There’s no one diet-fits-all for migraines, and everyone’s triggers are different. You’re doing the right thing by tracking you triggers in this app — you’ll know soon which foods help or trigger your migraines. But what does the science say about diet fads for migraines?   Paleo, keto, oh my! Diet and migraines Ketogenic Going […]

Be Your Own Self-Advocate

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When you’re in pain, it can be hard to stay focused enough to advocate for the care you need. Being prepared can help. Be Your Own Self-Advocate Tips for better appointments with your care team. Before the appointment Find the right doctor If you have a family or primary doctor, reach out and ask for […]

Asking for Help

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As chronic pain sufferers, we struggle to ask for help. We don’t want to feel like a burden. We feel like our pain dominates our day, our family or our work. We can often get caught in a shame loop, where we feel guilty about our pain and don’t want to accept or even ask […]

Your Doctor Visit Checklist

We’ve talked about the importance of being prepared when you see your doctor about migraine pain. Here’s what to review before your appointment, along with what to bring with you. Your Doctor Visit Checklist This app. This app compiles your tracked triggers. It’s common for patients to pull out their smartphones at appointments these days, so […]

When Should I See a Doctor for My Migraines?

When To See A Doctor For Migraines

All migraine sufferers have been here: when are your migraines “bad” enough to spend the money to see the doctor? The threshold is different for everyone, but here are a few questions to ask yourself.   When Should I See a Doctor for My Migraines? Is my life disrupted, even a little? Maybe you’re functional. […]

What’s a Migraine Aura?

25–30% of people with migraines get an aura preceding the pain (if there’s any pain at all). So what’s an aura, and how do they present?   What’s a Migraine Aura? What’s an aura? Aura is a term used to describe neurological symptoms that occur before the main attack of a migraine — most often […]

Supporting Your Caretaker

Chronic pain can make us feel guilty. We can feel like a burden to those who take care of us when we’re in pain, and this can lead to a cycle of shame and doubt. (Hint: you’re not a burden.) You don’t need to be ashamed of your pain and you don’t need to feel […]