This Art Exhibit Shows What Having a Migraine Feels Like

This Art Exhibit Shows What Having a Migraine Feels Like

first_img By Colleen BrettEvery migraine is different. Some sufferers feel only a pounding headache. Others know one is coming when a shimmering aura creeps across their field of vision. Still others find relief only in darkness.A new campaign, called “Frames of Mind,” uses art to recreate the unique and varied symptoms of migraines, bringing awareness to the headaches’ debilitating effects.Patients from around the country submitted pieces to “Frames of Mind,” a collaboration between Allergan and the American Migraine Foundation. Works selected by migraine experts will be on display in Boston on Friday and Saturday, during the American Headache Society’s annual meeting. They can also be viewed online.Here’s a taste:By Natalie AikenBy Julie TazziaBy Javier SotomayorSee these works and others on June 9 and 10 during the meeting of the American Headache Society at the Westin Boston Waterfront, 425 Summer St., Boston, americanheadachesociety.org. By Jamie Ducharme· 6/9/2017, 9:38 a.m. Sign up for Health & Wellness newsletters. Everything you need to stay healthy and fit.* Printcenter_img 000 Read all about the latest gym openings, healthy events, and fitness trends in our twice weekly Wellness newsletter. This Art Exhibit Shows What Having a Migraine Feels Like “Frames of Mind” is on display in Boston. last_img


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