Health Ministry News

June is Migraine Awareness Month!
Migraines are a debilitating Neurological Disease that affects 39 million Americans.
As the third most common disease in the world, migraine affects 1 in 4 households in the U.S. Even if you don’t live with migraine, chances are someone you love lives with this invisible disease. From relationships to careers to mental health, migraine can disrupt every aspect of a person’s life.

No two migraine experiences are the same. Symptoms can range from light sensitivity and dizziness to food cravings or body chills. Knowing how to identify your unique symptoms will help you talk to your doctor and get an accurate diagnosis.

Common Symptoms:

  • Depressed mood or changes in mood
  • Increased sensitivity to light, sound or smells
  • Yawning, fatigue or difficulty sleeping
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Moderate or severe head pain

ind a doctor you can trust and build a healthy patient-doctor relathioship. Set goals for your appointment and start by sharing them with your doctor. Inform your doctor of all your symptoms. Come prepared with your personal and family medical history. Take notes and don’t be afraid to ask your doctor questions.