Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Understanding migraine through literature.
Why do I have a migraine on a Saturday?
Once the headache is gone, there's still so much of the migraine left to endure.
Should you receive a paycheck for living with chronic migraine?
Why has the end of the holiday season in 2020 left you with more migraine attacks? Could COVID be playing a role?
Do you suffer more migraines during the holidays?
Are you tired of insurance companies rather than your physicians making treatment decisions for your migraine?
Are you looking at beauty but feeling pain? Those who suffer from migraines are often adversely affected by dramatic changes in the fall season.
How can we make the invisibility of migraine more visible?
What do you absolutely need if you suffer from migraine and or chronic illness?
How are the COVID crisis and the approaching fall season extra difficult for those with migraine? Let's talk anxiety, isolation, weather, and additional stress.
Why do depression and anxiety so often go hand in hand with migraine?
Can reading a poem help you with your migraines?
What is it like to wake up not knowing if you will experience a migraine that day?
Kathleen O’Shea is a Professor in the English/Philosophy Department at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York, and the editor of So Much More Than a Headache: Understanding Migraine Through Literature.