” Ive had migraines for almost my entire life. If this is a true story and not just the usual hit piece, its a concern. But I have huge doubts that this article is anything but a nasty smear job. “ <<<
Anyone dealing with chronic migranes is in real trouble and deserves plenty of sympathy. If this is true it can really hurt her in these dangerous times. The presidency is the last place the people are going to want to deal with a chronic illness if it actually debilitates. I feel sorry for her on that kind of suffering, and if it’s a smear, I hope it is traced and put away. Big concern if the frequency is really and truly once a week? Wow.
As I have posted, the fact that she has had five children and is the age she is, either makes this thing a complete smear job, or Bachmann an extreme rarity.
During an extreme attack, migraine sufferers will usually have an "aura" ( light dots or zigzag line, or even blanked out splotches which affect ones vision ) first and then the pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light, sound and smell. When someone talks about a "blinding headache"......that's a migraine!
Lack of sleep, too much sugar and/or some kind of exercise ( walking, running, dancing ) on an empty stomach, in any combination, are known triggers; though some are still unknown.
Cluster headaches are supposed to worse, but people who have those don't get an aura and neither are they light, sound, and smell sensitive.
If Bachmann does get such a headache once a week, at her age, while still on the new meds.........it is a concern; especially for her.