Janet Geddis

Migraine Patient Leader
Janet Geddis is a migraine patient leader. She is an internationally recognized patient advocate who's been writing about her journey with migraine disease for over fifteen years. Janet writes as “The Migraine Girl” for Migraine.com as well as other health-related media. She is the owner and founder of Avid Bookshops, her fiercely independent bookselling business in her town of Athens, Georgia. She aims to live a full life despite her multiple diagnoses: migraine disease, psoriatic arthritis, and endometriosis. Originally from Atlanta, Janet earned her undergraduate degree from NYU and her Master's degree at the University of Georgia. She lives in a neighborhood that goes by the strange name of "Normaltown" with her two crazy kitties, Satchel and Cubbie.
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Patient Leader, Janet Geddis, explains the difference between a migraine and a headache.


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