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Ten Things Not to Say to Me When I Have a Migraine

Why Your Well-Meaning Suggestions Only Make My Head Hurt Worse

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I suffer from chronic migraines. I have a headache at least four times a week.

In fact, I’m having a migraine right now.

Chronic migraines are defined by the medical community as having fifteen or more headache days per month, with at least eight of those days…



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Rose Bak

Rose Bak is a freelance writer and yoga teacher who lives in Oregon. Find her at or follow @authorrosebak on social media.