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Famous People With Migraine

Post by Tee on Fri May 20, 2011 9:59 pm

Sports

Freddie Ljungerb (Footballer)
Ian Wright (Footballer)
Ryan Giggs (Footballer)
Ronaldo (Footballer)
Michael Dawson (Footballer)
Serena Williams (Tennis player) -spokesperson for the “RALLY for Menstrual Migraine” campaign.
Dwyane Wade (NBA) - wears tinted glasses on court
Freddie Ljungberg (Swedish Soccer) - been carried off the field during an attack
Percy Harvin (NBA) - cured via diet changes and physical therapy


Actors, models, actresses and TV presenters

Sammy Winward (Emmerdale)
Whoopi Goldberg (Ghost, Sister Act)
Marcia Cross (Desperate Housewives) - spokesperson for migraine treatment, Imitrex
Lisa Kudrow (Friends) - used lidocaine as a migraine treatment,
Jessica Fox (Hollyoaks)
Hugh Jackman (X Men)
Ben Affleck (Armageddon)
Susan Olsen (Brady Bunch fame)
Elizabeth Taylor (Actress)
James Cromwell (Actor - Farmer in Babe)
Lee Grant
Dani Harmer (Actress - Tracy Beaker)
Ulrika Jonsson (TV presenter)
Philip Schofield (TV presenter)
Elle Macpherson (Model)
Holly Willoughby (TV presenter)
Hugh Jackman (Actor - Wolverine)
Viginia Madsen (Actress - Sideways) - Cured by Botox
Kristin (Actress - Glinda in the Good Witch)
James Cromwell)

Singers and music

Elvis Presley
Gareth Gates
Susanne Shaw (actress / singer)
Victoria Beckham (singer / designer)
Carly Simon(Singer) - managed them via diet
Loretta Lynn (country singer)
Janet Jackson - Has Vestibular migraine and has cancelled shows due to an attack



Figures from history

Napoleon Bonaparte (military and political leader of France)
Vincent Van Gogh (painter) - (some think his painting technique was his aura - look at Starry Night)
Claude Monet (painter)
Julius Caesar ( Roman military and political leader)
Thomas Jefferson (past president of the USA)
Lewis Carroll (author of Alice in Wonderland) - some say Alice in Wonderland was inpired via a migraine aura
Charles Darwin (English naturalist and author of 'On the origin of the species') - chronic migraineur
Albert Einstein (physicist)
Princess Margaret (sister of Queen Elizabeth II)
Thomas Jefferson (President, and architect of the Declaration of Independence)
George Seurat (After which is named the Seurat effect, medical term used to describe the visual phenomena of scintillating aura aka scotoma)
Jennifer Ringley (the Jennicam girl who put her life on the internet 24-7 and inspired the hit movies The Truman Show & Ed TV)
Annie Glenn (wife of astronaut & Senator John Glenn)
Michael John Coleman (artist)
Virginia Woolfe (Author)
Cervantes (author of the classic, 'Don Quixote')
Sigmund Freud (psychoanalyst)
Friedrich Nietzsche (German philosopher and poet)




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Re: Famous People With Migraine

Post by Tee on Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:07 am

If everyone of these people where to write down what they experience - what a powerful message that would be............

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Post by Dr Pav Khaira on Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:21 am

WOW!!

I obviously knew some of these people suffered with migraines but there are some surprises on this list!
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