Living with migraines is tough, but understanding them doesn't have to be. Monitor your attacks with the tools below so you can learn more about your migraines with your doctor.
Ask your doctor about preventive treatments.
Living with migraines is tough, but understanding them doesn't have to be.
Monitor your attacks with the tools below so you can learn more about your migraines with your doctor.
How many days in the year were impacted by your migraine?
Just answer a few simple questions to see how migraines impact your life on a daily basis. In less than two minutes you’ll have information that you can share with your doctor, family and friends.
Could preventative therapy be right for you?
Ask yourself the following questions, then show your results to your physician. Together you can decide if it's time to take a proactive approach to manage your migraines through preventative medication.
It’s important to understand your migraine – and your doctor can help you with that. Need conversation tips? Just use this guide to learn how to frame a more informed and productive conversation about your migraine attacks with your doctor.
The more you know about your migraines, the easier it will be to talk to your doctor. Use the attached Migraine Diary template to track your experience.
See our list of patient advocacy groups for further information and advice on living with migraines and speaking about your experiences
What do I tell my employer?
Talking about your migraines with your employer can be difficult. How much do you tell them? What do you say when you have to go home early or call in sick? You may want to have a candid conversation with them. Let them know that migraines are more than just a headache. It’s a neurological disease – a condition that affects over 2.7 million Canadians.
Download this guide and checklist to learn more.