Hey, folks, have you heard of the ALS Ice Bucket challenge? Unless you've been living under a rock or working on becoming a hermit, of course you have. It's amazing how something so simple can have such an amazing impact. It is great to see a devastating disease receive such support and an amazing influx of donations. If anything is going to clog up my newsfeed, I rather it be ice buckets than political commentary.
So it only seems obvious that other diseases will follow suit in one way or another. And that brings me to what I hope to become the next successful social media challenge, Hot Wings for Headaches:
Hopefully by now some of you have heard of it, but probably most of you have not, since it was just started a couple of weeks ago. Here's how it works: Eat some hot wings, don't drink anything for 30 seconds, donate to the American Migraine Foundation (AMF). Oh yeah, and video it, and challenge your friends and post it on whatever social media sites you pref...
Julie and her son Nicky stood in the school yard on the first day of kindergarten. Nicky talked to the other children but never moved more than a few feet away from Nicky. Since it was the first day, when the bell rang, the teacher invited the parents to walk their children to the classroom and Julie did; but a few minutes later when Julie tried to leave, Nicky began to cry. He hung tightly to Julie’s leg, sobbing uncontrollable. Finally, after about 15 minutes, Julie pulled her away and left. She thought it would get easier the next day but this ritual continued, every day for the first month of school.
While young children often are emotionally distressed when separated from a parent, Nicky began to feel sick even at the thought of going to school. His complained of stomach aches , couldn’t eat and started having headaches . Nicky may have separation anxiety disorder (SAD).
Symptoms of Separation Anxiety
According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manu...
I am interested in knowing if there is any connection between low weight and migraine headaches. What , if any, long term effects would take place in the brain of a person with an eating disorder? Thank you, Cindy.
This is a very broad question with no specific answer. Both increased and decreased weight can be associated with headaches and Migraines, often having to do with spinal fluid changes. The second part of your excellent question is also unknown, but research data may help in the future to understand what happens in the brains of people with eating disorders.
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