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Children’s Migraines – The Biggest, Baddest Bully

In society today, parents have so many things to worry about when it comes to their children. The behavior of other children is usually high on any parents’ concern list.  The stress caused to a child by a bully is unimaginable and it is difficult to ease their pain, and both emotional and physical stress. Now imagine helping your child cope with an unseen bully who strikes viciously without warning. Most parents would risk life and limb to protect their...
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Help for Children with Headaches & Other Symptoms of Migraine

As June and Migraine Awareness Month winds down, let us not forget that children and babies get migraines too! This disabling disorder significantly impacts the quality of life of both children and parents. Migraines interfere with all aspects of a child’s life and can lead to increased risk of depression. Researchers believe there is an increased sensitivity after each successive migraine attack, eventually leading to chronic daily migraine in some individuals. For this and many other reasons, children’s migraines should...
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Life as a Child with Migraines -Founder of National Migraine Association Shares His Story

Often migraines in children are dismissed by parents, teachers family members and friends who don’t understand the overall effect they have on a child. Below is an excerpt from an interview with The National Migraine Association (M.A.G.N.U.M) Founder and Executive Director Michael John Coleman discussing his childhood experiences with migraine disease.  He grew up with debilitating migraines and has dedicated his life to bringing public awareness to the fact that MIGRAINE is a true biologic neurological disease.  His non-profit organization...
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