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Cefaly: What it Feels Like & My Early Experiences With It

You know what Cefaly is, now here's an overview of using the device, what it feels like, and my early experience with it. Cefaly has three programs: abortive (programme 1), preventive (programme 2), and relaxation (programme 3). Each program slowly increases in intensity for the first 12 minutes,...

Cefaly for Migraine: Diminishing Returns & No Long-Term Relief

My early success with the Cefaly, the external nerve stimulator I told you about last summer, didn't hold up. I used it for at least an hour a day for six months, over which time my relief from it decreased from three hours a day to no relief at all. None of the published studies on the Cefaly talk...

30 Things About My Life With Chronic Daily Headache

This is a reader-submitted story. 1. I have had Chronic Daily Headache (CDH) for: About 7 years. I believe my headaches became chronic about 20 years ago, but they did not occur on a daily basis until approximately the past 7 years. 2. The first headache I remember is: Maybe when I was around...

30 Things for Migraine and Headache Awareness: Share Your Story!

Raise migraine and headache awareness by sharing your 30 Things! Here's how: Instructions and Submission Form for 30 Things for Migraine and Headache Awareness Curious about other readers' stories? Here are all the 30 Things posts (in reverse chronological order) from this year and last. 30...

30 Things About My Headache Disorder

This is a reader-submitted story. 1. My diagnosis is: I fit under "other" headache disorders. I have a combination of chronic daily headache, cluster headaches (rare), chronic daily migraine, and atypical facial pain. I have a "perfect storm" for a headache disorder, as my headache doctor says,...