Thriving with Multiple Chronic Illnesses
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- Can you tell us about your first hemiplegic attack?
- What happened after your diagnosis?
- How did it affect your life at the time?
- What are the telltale signs of a hemiplegic migraine attack?
- What is the difference between the two main types of hemiplegic migraine?
- Can genetic testing identify a certain type of hemiplegic migraine?
- Are there specific treatments for people with hemiplegic migraine?
- Is it common for people with hemiplegic migraine to have one of the more common migraine types, as well?
- How is your migraine condition today? What do you do for it?
- How did you get into health-advocacy work, and what was your journey to migraine advocacy in particular?
- What is the American Migraine Foundation (AMF)?
- What is AMF’s biggest challenge and opportunity?
- How can people with migraine get involved with AMF?
Find more about Nim Lalvani and her work here:
American Migraine Foundation, USA
Nim Lalvani is the current director of the American Migraine Foundation. She has worked in public health for more than 12 years with a focus in nonprofit and patient advocacy areas. Nim has worked with many organizations with various areas of focus over the years but migraine is personal to her, as she is a hemiplegic migraine warrior herself. Her work in patient advocacy focuses on helping patients find and utilize the right resources and tools when they need them the most.
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