How Migraines Affect Your Life and Relationships: Studies Explain

Women often take care of others before taking care of themselves. For many women, this can have significant affects on their immediate families. Chronic migraine can affect their relationship with their spouse/partner or children.

How Migraines Affect Your Life and Relationships

Two Recent Studies Explain How Exactly Migraines Affect Your Life

  • Chronic Migraine Affects Intimate Relationships

Chronic Migraine Epidemiology and Outcomes (CaMEO) Study found that patients with chronic migraine are significantly more likely to report headaches that contribute to relationship problems than those with episodic headache.

  • When Mom Has Migraine: An Observational Study of the Impact of Parental Migraine on Adolescent Children

An Observational Study of the Impact of Parental Migraine on Adolescent Children found that mothers’ relationship with their adolescent children is significantly affected by the condition, and over half of the children reported that some kind of service or intervention to help them manage the impact from the mother’s migraine would be helpful.

Video: Impact of Migraine on the Family

Video by Mayo Proceedings

If you’re struggling with chronic migraines, the Atlanta Interventional Institute can help with a perfect way of migraine relief. We perform a simple procedure called Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) block. The treatment significantly improves or resolves the migraine in over 75% of patients, and the effect typically lasts for 3-4 months.

It’s a safe and easy method of migraine relief that takes less than 10 minutes and has no recovery afterwards. It doesn’t involve any needles and is covered by insurance. In addition, we take most insurances, including government-sponsored plans. For more information on SPG block call 770-953-2600 today or make an appointment online.

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