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first_img (Source: Out of My Head) VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — They’re debilitating, and very common, yet they’re not treated effectively.A new documentary centered on migraine sufferers is making its Vancouver debut this weekend. Out of My Head demonstrates how people with condition often suffer in silence.RELATED: Federal health minister says national task force on chronic pain first stepUBC pharmacist Jillian Reardon points out that migraines affect a billion people worldwide, with two and half million Canadians dealing with the debilitating headaches.“We know the burden of illness is huge — this is not some rare disease, it’s extremely common. Chances are you, or you know someone very close to you that’s afflicted by it,” she says. “It’s not treated effectively. People don’t get the answers that they need.”Are you a migraine sufferer? Migraine Canada is airing Out of My Head this Sunday at Vancouver’s Cinematheque – following the journey of a mom and daughter looking for answers @NEWS1130— Renee Bernard (@Renee1130) April 5, 2019AdChoices广告Reardon is part of a group that has launched Migraine Canad, a new support organization, which is presenting the documentary.“It really sheds light on how debilitating and devastating migraine can be, and how much is really unknown about it,” she says.RELATED: National task force created to better prevent, treat and manage chronic painShe thinks the documentary could help build a support system in Vancouver.“What I really hope for this is that it will bring people together. Migraine can be very isolating because it is a bit of an invisible illness,” she says.The film is showing this Sunday afternoon at the Cinamatheque in Vancouver. art|cinematheque|condition|documentary|headache|migraine|vancouve|vancouver Related Stories Federal health minister says national task force on chronic pain first step A documentary on migraine sufferers is making its Vancouver debut this weekendOne billion people suffer from it worldwide, yet migraines are still misunderstood center_img Migraine documentary highlights common, misunderstood and debilitating condition Summary by Renee Bernard Posted Apr 4, 2019 11:22 pm PDT Last Updated Apr 5, 2019 at 12:07 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img

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