Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Patient Expert

Teri Robert is a leading patient educator and advocate and the author of Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches. A co-founder of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy and the American Headache and Migraine Association, she received the National Headache Foundation’s Patient Partners Award and a Distinguished Service Award from the American Headache Society. Teri can be found on her website, and blog, Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Google+.

Those Frustrating Migraine Symptoms - Auditory Hallucinations

Migraine is a complex disease with myriad possible symptoms, including auditory hallucinations. Some of these symptoms can be frightening; at the least, they’re frustrating. The term auditory hallucination is fairly self-explanatory. It means hearing ...
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Migraine Arsenal Essentials: Trigger Management

Credit: Thinkstock One of the first and most essential weapons to add to our migraine arsenal is trigger identification and management. For many years, I lived with migraine disease without knowing about triggers. My great grandmother, grandfather, a...
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Migraine Treatments - The Basics of Clinical Studies

Credit: Thinkstock Two of the most common topics of discussion in the migraine community are migraine treatments and what a migraine really is, what’s going on in our bodies during a migraine attack. Both new treatments and understanding the pathophy...
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Second Annual Migraine Moment Contest Open for Entries

Credit: Thinkstock The American Headache Society, the American Migraine Foundation, and the American Headache and Migraine Association have issued a call for entries for their second annual Migraine Moment contest. The contest is meant “convey many p...
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Migraine Term of the Day - Adverse Reaction

migraine glossaryWriter’s note: Some of you have expressed an interest in learning more of the medical terminology that comes up when discussing migraine disease and other headache disorders. So, I’ll be posting a “term of the day,” on a regular basi...
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My Migraine Buddy Ali - Who's Yours?

Credit: Thinkstock This is the first in a series called “Who’s Your Migraine Buddy?” where people living with migraine share their stories of those pets and people (or maybe a thing?) who help them through their migraine attacks. This is Ali, and she ...
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Heart Disease Is #1 Killer of Women - Go Red to Affect Change

Credit: Thinkstock Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women? It is. Heart disease is the cause of one in three women’s deaths each year. It takes the lives of more women than all forms of cancer combined. When we break it down, we fi...
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How to Get Your Migraine Doctor to Hear You

Credit: Thinkstock Recently, I asked some of the online migraine community to suggest topics they’d like to see here. One person said she’d like to see, “How to Get Your Migraine Doctor to Hear You.” It’s a great topic, so I’m happy to write on it. I...
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Why Women with Migraine Should Go Red Feb. 3

Credit: Thinkstock We’ve discussed that having migraine, especially migraine with aura, increases our risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke. Hopefully, you took it to heart (pun fully intended) when I said that these increased ...
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