Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Terri L. Sinnott

  • A legacy of pain: Heredity and migraines

    Terri SinnottChicago, Illinois, United States A reporter doing a story on migraines asked me about my family’s tendencies toward them.1 With a bit of dark humor, I pointed to a family picture and said, instead of identifying them by name, that I would identify them by the treatments they use at a migraine’s onset. Left…