If you've missed any of this series, or would like to read them again, here are the links:
- Diagnosis and Doctors
- Trigger Identification and Management
- Preventive Treatment
- Abortive Treatment
- Rescue Treatment
Essential #7: Support begins:
A solid support system is absolutely essential to effective Migraine management. Even the best medical care and treatment will fall short in keeping a Migraineur going during periods of chronic or especially severe Migraines if their support system is inadequate.
In addition to the physical havoc Migraine wreaks on the body, it messes with our lives in other ways. Many aspects of life that are often taken for granted are impacted negatively:
• relationships with family, friends, and coworkers;
• working, continuing or building a career;
• accomplishing every-day tasks such as cleaning, laundry, and shopping;
• continuing our education;
• engaging in intellectually stimulating activities such as reading.
Migraine can also negatively impact our self-esteem. It’s difficult to feel confident when our ability to function is so impacted.
A support system can have elements or branches of many types in many places...
We hope you'll take a few minutes to continue reading Migraine Management Essential 7: Support.
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