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My Migraine Journey – Kristin Chenoweth

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Opening Night kicked off with three Top Experts in Migraine followed by two Celebrities, Kristin Chenoweth and Terrell Davis, sharing their migraine stories.

Key Questions (Kristin Chenoweth)
  • When did migraine first appear in your life? What happened during your first migraine attack?
  • How many attacks were you getting each month at the time of diagnosis?
  • What happens during a typical migraine attack for you?
  • Have you ever been concerned about telling someone you had migraine, either in your work or personal life?
  • Have you ever felt there’s a stigma around people with migraine?
  • What things have you missed or had to turn down because of migraine attacks?
  • How has migraine impacted your career, especially being on stage with bright lights?
  • Balance and dizziness can be an issue for people with migraine, especially vestibular migraine. How do you stay stable onstage?
  • Few celebrities have been so successful on both television – which tends to be in LA; and stage – which tends to be in NY. That involves a lot of travel. How do you manage travel and migraine?
  • When you were accepting your Emmy you had a debilitating migraine attack at the time – can you tell us about that experience?
  • What kind of lifestyle habits do you employ to actively prevent attacks?
  • Do you have any words of inspiration to those suffering from migraine on either managing the pain or handling their relationships at work and with friends?
  • Do you have any advice for those seeking to understand their condition better?

Kristin Chenoweth

Award-Winning Singer and Actress

Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Pushing Daisies.” In 1999, she won a Tony Award for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” and she was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in “Wicked” in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a People’s Choice Award for her role on “Glee.” In 2009, she wrote an upliftingly candid, comedic chronicle of her life so far, “A Little Bit Wicked,” which debuted on the New York Times Hardcover Non-Fiction Best Seller List. Chenoweth will star alongside Scott Wolf will star in upcoming holiday film “The Christmas Song,” which is slated to debut on Hallmark Channel in November 2019. She will also star as “Madeline” in the upcoming musical comedy “Death Becomes Her,” an adaptation of the 1992 film directed by Robert Zemeckis.

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Robert Shapiro, MD

My Migraine Journey – Terrell Davis

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