There should be another term for a migraine headache, because migraine headache doesn’t come close to conveying the severity of one. Just ask anyone who’s called in sick with a migraine headache.
The extent of their neurological impact, however, is in the news this week after a Texas Rangers’ announcer on Monday night started talking about runners on fifth, botched robberies, and a henchman.
Some people watching thought he was having a stroke, but the team says he had a migraine headache. See? I told you that term doesn’t work. The impact of a migraine can mimic a stroke, a neurologist says.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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