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It is not only the normal people who experience from headaches and migraines. Stars also have their share of migraines and headaches. Some of them honestly speak about it while others favor to not communicate about it in the public arena.
One cannot criticize the stars who want to keep their illness a secret since a migraine is connected with discrimination and social stigmatization. It is often irregular and disabling in character. 4 stars who have practiced the bold step of talking about their migraine and presenting it with their fans hold:
1. Ian Thorpe
Ian Thorpe is a legendary Australian swimmer is a 5-times Olympic Gold Medalist and has also gained 11 World Championship Golds.
His biography titled ‘This is Me’ exposed that he is suffering from a migraine. It is a surprise that a person with such a hard and disabling disease has gone on to be the top Olympian swimmer.
2. Suzanne Shaw
Suzanne Shaw is a famous British actress, TV star, and singer earned recognition when she gained the reality TV contest named Popstars. She also acquired the show Dancing on Ice and is a well-established theater performer and a model, actress, and TV presenter.
Suzanne Shaw has never shied away from talking about her migraine and has honestly debated this matter with her fans. She wants them to understand that they are not alone. Shaw has also stated that she takes Botox injections for reducing her migraine.
3. Susan Olsen
Susan Olsen is a well-known TV celebrity who earned reputation due to her features on the TV series named Olsen has disclosed about her migraine and headache and has been making people aware of this disorder and measures to be taken since the year 1998.
Susan Olsen has also given an interview on TV with Larry King where she bravely discussed her migraine and how it had affected her.
4. Virginia Madsen
This American actress cum producer who gained fame with Candyman has gone on to feature in several TV and film roles. She has been a nominee for several prestigious awards. Madsen has openly talked and discussed her migraine attacks and how it has affected her life.
Madsen also has mentioned that she uses Botox to keep her migraine under control. Since 2007, Madsen has been advocating the role of Botox in keeping migraine under check.