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Alethea..."SPOTLIGHT ON VOLUNTEER"
Alethea McKee has lived with violent migraines for 31 years. During the early years, there were no programs or therapies available for sufferers other than prescription narcotics, which would leave her "feeling like a zombie." During those years, migraines were thought to be just bad headaches, caused by "psychological" issues. Her doctors advised Alethea to ride them out, and she was left feeling that nothing could be done.
The attacks began taking over Alethea’s life as they progressed from once a...