Migraine Myths

A migraine is just a bad headache.

Fact: A migraine is more than a bad headache. Migraine attacks cause terrible, throbbing pain, usually on one side of your head. Migraines also cause symptoms such as nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.

Migraines do not need to be taken that seriously.

Fact: Migraine is a true medical condition. It is as real as arthritis or diabetes.

There is not much you can do about migraines. You just have to learn to live with them.

Fact: Migraines cannot be cured, but in most cases migraine sufferers can find relief.

Once a migraine starts, taking medicine won’t help or make it go away.

Fact: Migraine medicines such as Advil Liqui-Gels® can help by reducing your migraine pain and associated symptoms. It is better to treat a migraine at the earliest sign of an attack.

Migraines are just another excuse to leave work early or take the day off.

Fact: Migraines are a genuine reason to take time off from work. Migraine attacks can stop you from being able to do even the simplest task.