Migraines are just headaches
Migraines are a complex neurological condition with symptoms including intense head pain, nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound, visual disturbances, and dizziness.
Migraine are triggered solely by stress
Migraine triggers are diverse and individual-specific, including stress, hormonal changes, certain foods, or drinks, environmental factors, weather changes, and sleep disruptions.
Migraines are just a minor inconvenience
Migraines can be debilitating, disrupting daily life with severe pain, difficulty concentrating, fatigue, and reduced functionality, lasting hours to days and impacting productivity.
Medications can always stop migraines
Migraine meds vary in effectiveness, not everyone needs them; lifestyle changes, triggers, and prevention offer relief, emphasizing the trial-and-error of finding the right treatment.
Migraines only affect women
Migraines can affect any gender and age, including children; it's important not to dismiss or undermine the experiences of those who don't fit the stereotypical profile of a migraine sufferer.
Legitimate health conditions
Migraines are a recognized neurological disorder with a profound impact on well-being, potentially causing disability, necessitating proper management and healthcare support.