BBC Radio 4 looks at the social stigma and negative labels associated with migraine

Many of us have experienced the swift brush off of non-migraineurs stating that it is just a headache or perhaps we just need some fresh air. BBC Radio 4's daily programme "Thinking Allowed" spoke to Joanna Kempner about her book Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health, and discussed the stigmas surrounding Migraine. 


BBC Radio 4 discussion on migraine If you missed the BBC Radio 4 "Thinking Allowed" on Migraine - Social Stigma and Negative Labels you can catch up here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0507lsd *




*(the migraine discussion starts around 15 minutes into the podcast).

 

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