Welcome to Migraine Mentors
Migraine Mentors is an online resource for women suffering from migraine headaches. This website was founded to recognize the special needs of female migraine sufferers and influence the development of peer-based support programs for women and their families. The Migraine Mentors believe that the best person to understand the impact of migraine headaches on women and their families is a woman who has migraine pain herself.
igraine is a chronic medical condition affecting approximately 28 million Americans and has an estimated indirect financial burden of between $5.6 billion and $17.2 billion every year in North America.2 Attacks are characterized by severe unilateral head pain lasting between four and 72 hours and often are accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and/or sound. The condition most commonly occurs in people between the ages of 25 and 55 and predominantly affects women.
If you believe you may have migraine,talk to your doctor about your symptoms. In addition, talk to a friend, relative or co-worker who you know suffers from migraine. Their experiences can give you a broader understanding on how better to cope and manage attacks. Migraine is manageable. Explore treatment options until you find what works for you. The migraine medicine prescribed by your doctor should be a reliable way for you to treat your attacks efficiently without interrupting your daily activities.