How cold water therapy helped relieve a Kiama woman of crippling migraines

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated June 28 2021 - 2:18pm, first published May 28 2021 - 9:00pm
Chrissy Pignataro suffers from a severe type of migraine, which affects less than five per cent of migraine sufferers. Cold water therapy has helped her get her life back. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Chronic migraines on an almost daily basis left Chrissy Pignataro in crippling pain for many years. Then one day she walked out of hospital, and into the ocean. She shares her story with LISA WACHSMUTH.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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