Migraines are not just bad headaches; they are much more intense and accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, dizziness, light or sound sensitivity and more. For many people who suffer with migraine, life comes to a standstill until an attack passes.
This post is meant to encourage those who experience migraines by relating the successes of other sufferers. It is by no means a call to “learn to live with migraines.” Finding a permanent solution for your pain should remain your top priority. This is simply a spirit-lifter while you search for an answer. (See more on that at the end of this post.)
To begin, let’s take a look at history where we’ll find many people who have achieved great things despite their pain. This post highlights some migraine sufferers who rose above their affliction to create great art:
Famous Artists With Migraine Throughout History
Migraine is a debilitating disease, but it doesn’t keep people with Migraine from accomplishing great things. People with Migraine are leaders, thinkers, painters, writers, artists, influencers, and parents. Migraine may bring a host of symptoms and challenges, but sometimes it inspires greatness. The following artists are brilliant in their own right, but their creativity in the face of a debilitating disease makes then even more impressive.
Famous Painters and Composers With Migraine
George Seurat – The French post-Impressionist artist is well-known for his painting technique of pontillism (in which small, colorful dots are combined to form an image). It is rumored the artist also had Migraine, in part because of the similarities between his art and a visual migraine aura. In fact, some medical researchers refer to scotomata, or scintillating aura, in Migraine as the Seurat Effect. Read more at Migraine Again…
Feeling inspired? You should, because these accomplished artists show us that you can still make a mark in the world even if you are battling migraines.
Looking for more inspiration to remain positive in the face of migraine pain? Check out the following post. It tells the stories of numerous people who have dealt with this ailment and still found success in life:
15 Successful People Who Suffer From Migraines
A migraine is more than just a simple headache. If you’ve ever been unlucky enough to have had a migraine episode, we feel for you. The experience tends to be different for each individual migraine sufferer but it’s always horrible and painful. Those with chronic migraines have to deal with the affliction on a regular basis. The usually one-sided pain can take many forms. Sometimes, the pain is so bad people are unable to perform daily tasks. If you’re a migraineur, it might help to know that there are quite a few famous people out there who suffer from migraines too. Despite having to deal with this severe type of headache, they’ve managed to become successful. Our medical conditions should never define us. These 15 people are a testament to the fact that it’s possible to take control and rise above the pain. Read more at The Clever…
As we stated, the purpose of this post is to help you stay positive while you look for a method to end your migraines. A powerful treatment you may not be aware of addresses one of the most overlooked causes of migraines: problems with the temporomandibular joint, the “hinge” that connects the jaw to the skull. Patients with TMJ disorders (TMD) often experience migraines. Unfortunately, many healthcare providers are not aware of this connection so the problem goes untreated.
At Charlotte Headache Center, Dr. Robert Harrell offers a specialized treatment to restore the TMJ to proper function and eliminate your migraines in the process. All you need to do is come in for an evaluation exam. In 20 minutes, Dr. Harrell can tell you whether you’re a candidate for his cutting-edge, FDA approved treatment. If you are, an individualized treatment plan will be created to have you migraine free in no time. To schedule your evaluation appointment, call Charlotte Headache Center at 704-540-5850 or use the contact form on the website.