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What do I need to know about caring for someone with migraine headaches?

When caring for someone with migraine headaches, keep in mind that the disorder significantly affects them physically, mentally, and emotionally. Intense head pain hinders their ability to perform daily tasks. Children with the disorder may be hindered from partaking in school activities. Be sure to provide medication or therapy according to the doctor's advice. Also, you may need to help with essential tasks as these headaches can be physically debilitating. Also, try to encourage the individual to be as active as possible when headaches are not present.

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