Hiding Migraine Symptoms

Posted on April 06, 2018

"Yesterday was my birthday, and I think I overdid it, but I’m glad I did. I’m so happy to have enjoyed hanging out with my best friend and my family. I’m just glad I did something outside my room. Today I’m not feeling so good, but I have nothing to do but rest and relax." - A member on MyMigraineTeam

On MyMigraineTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with migraines, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Hiding migraine symptoms is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about hiding symptoms:

A member talks about how she pretends to smile and be happy.

A member discusses how she gets tired of lying and putting on a fake smile.

A member feels like others judge her and she's faking her migraine.

A member discusses what it's like to push through at a restaurant, having insomnia, and faking that she's feeling well.

A member shares what it's like to not feel supported.

A member shares a snide comment a coworker makes about their migraine.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyMigraineTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

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A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I would get a red line in half my eye from the corner to my pupil basically and by the time I was at the eye doctor to get it checked out well it was… read more

posted about 1 month ago

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