depressed Women sitting head in hands on the bed in the dark bedroom with low light environment, dramatic concept I’ve lived with migraines since I was very young. For about 20 years now, I’ve dealt with every single symptom that comes along with them. The unbearable, throbbing pain . The aching of my neck, jaw, and temples. The nausea, sensitivity to light, dizziness, and aura . You name it, I’ve experienced it. When I was officially diagnosed with migraines shortly after elementary school, I didn’t find the relief I had expected — instead, I was met with a series of trial-and-error treatments that rarely worked. Due to the frequency of my migraines, my neurologist tried starting me on preventative medications: one pill that I would take every single day in order to stay ahead of the pain. I was also given pain-relieving medication , which I would take in […]