Updated: April 09, 2021 12:25 PM
Created: April 09, 2021 10:21 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Do you suffer from migraines? If so, you are not alone. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, approximately 39 million men, women, and children in the U.S. and 1 billion worldwide suffer from severe, throbbing pain, usually on one side of the head.
News10NBC's Lynette Adams spoke with the author of a new book that takes a literary dive into migraines.
Kathy O'Shea, an award-winning professor in the English and philosophy department at Monroe Community College, had suffered from migraines for 43 years when she decided to write a book about it, called So Much More Than a Headache: Understanding Migraine through Literature.
Watch the interview in the video players below.
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