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Brittany’s Migraine Advocacy Story

Brittany’s migraine advocacy story is written and told by Brittany S. and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to individuals that…

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Light Can be Found in Darkness with Advocacy

Light Can be Found in Darkness with Advocacy is written and told by Larua L. and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it…

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Migraine Advocacy in the Emergency Room

Migraine advocacy in the emergency room is written and told by Kelly A. and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to…

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From In-Patient Interview to Migraine Advocate

Alexis Z’s advocacy story is written and told by Alexis and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to individuals that…

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Miles for Migraine Volunteer Appreciation

It is Migraine and Headache Disorder Awareness Month. Although it’s June, we have volunteers that work year-round to make it a better migraine world. We’d like to introduce you to and show some extra appreciation to some of our most active volunteers. Without volunteers, non-profit organizations can not function. Volunteering for Miles for Migraine comes…

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Jeopardy Contestant Discusses Living with Vestibular Migraine

In this interview, a Jeopardy contestant discusses living with vestibular migraine, competing on the game show, and advocacy. Below, are the interview questions and answers from Nicky with their experiences. Can you give me a bit of background on your life with migraine? I had 24/7 dizziness since 2011, and I had a horrible dizziness…

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Every Action Counts: Why Advocacy Matters

Every action counts when it comes to advocacy. But how can I get involved and why is it important? If we want a cure and change in migraine stigma, we all need to stand up and be counted.  Advocacy increases awareness to initiate change. Every action counts because it gives those that are stigmatized a…

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5 Ways I Advocate for Headache Disorders

“5 Ways I Advocate for Headache Disorders” is written by Anna and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to…

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Kimberly’s Self-Advocacy Story

Kimberly’s self-advocacy story is written and told by Kim B and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to individuals…

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Kim M Advocacy Story Finding Miles for Migraine

Kim M advocacy story is written and told by Kim M. and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is it limited to…

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Lisa Advocates by Wearing Purple and Communicating

Lisa advocates by wearing purple and communicating. This story is written and told by Lisa and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor…

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Carrie G and Hemiplegic Migraine

Carrie G and Hemiplegic Migraine is a story written and told by Carrie G and edited by Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights the many different ways that health advocacy shows up as individuals advocate for themselves and others. This project is not limited to migraine and other headache disorders, nor is…

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