Your Health: Making it through the day with a migraine

Changes in the weather can trigger or worsen migraines in many people, which is a real pain. A migraine is more than a bad headache—the nausea, blurred vision and sensitivity to light and sound that come with a migraine can last for up to 72 hours.

Other than throwing a wrench into your plans, migraines can be a sign of other health conditions. Get the lowdown on common migraine symptoms and treatment options from Kimberly Cochran, neurologist with Shawnee Mission Health.

Learn more about your migraine options at, your resource for living well in Kansas City. Backed by the experts at Shawnee Mission Health, helps you explore local recipes, guides, wellness events and more to support your daily health journey.