28 min

Migraine Stigma and Misconceptions Health and (un)Wellness

    • Health & Fitness

Ready for a rant about the outdated 0-10 pain scale? There will never be enough time to fully demystify the stigma surrounding migraine, but Kat and Skye sure give it the college try! In this episode, they’re joined by Amy Wickstrom, Executive Director of the American Migraine Foundation, and Dr. Christine Lay, Chair of the American Migraine Foundation, and a neurologist and headache specialist who is also the founding director of the University of Toronto’s headache program. Tune in for a jam-packed conversation about the history of migraine, tips for combatting stigma within health care environments, plus an alternative model for how patients can describe their brain symptoms including pain.

Head to The Mighty for a transcript of the episode and to read related stories: https://bit.ly/3KiAd2W

The American Migraine Foundation, along with its program presenters, refrains from endorsing any specific products or companies.

Ready for a rant about the outdated 0-10 pain scale? There will never be enough time to fully demystify the stigma surrounding migraine, but Kat and Skye sure give it the college try! In this episode, they’re joined by Amy Wickstrom, Executive Director of the American Migraine Foundation, and Dr. Christine Lay, Chair of the American Migraine Foundation, and a neurologist and headache specialist who is also the founding director of the University of Toronto’s headache program. Tune in for a jam-packed conversation about the history of migraine, tips for combatting stigma within health care environments, plus an alternative model for how patients can describe their brain symptoms including pain.

Head to The Mighty for a transcript of the episode and to read related stories: https://bit.ly/3KiAd2W

The American Migraine Foundation, along with its program presenters, refrains from endorsing any specific products or companies.

28 min

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