Chronic Migraine, Coping, Friends & Family

Illness & Romantic Relationships

Chronic illness takes a massive toll on romantic relationships, particularly because one’s partner is also usually their caregiver. Unfortunately, there’s not much helpful information on the topic; even academic research is sparse. You can help by completing a short survey (it took me 10 minutes) on the impact of migraine on one’s life and relationships, conducted by headache specialist Dawn Marcus and researchers from the University of Pittsburgh. The survey closes this Thursday, February 28.

Here are a few resources on illness and relationships:

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  1. Thanks for pitching our survey. We learn the most when more people share their experiences. Thanks to all who have participated for helping teach us doctors more about your migraines and the toll they can take on your lives.

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