Friday, September 04, 2015

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Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Can You Develop New Migraine Triggers?

new migraine triggerLast week, I had an unusual migraine. What was unusual about it was that I couldn't figure out what the Read moreChevron

Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

Specialist in Pain Management and Spine Rehabilitation

Tips for Talking to Your Doctor When You have Chronic Pain

Whether this is the first time, the tenth time or the last time, when you see your doctor to discuss your experience with chronic pain, you might want to read these tips first. 


  1. Be Polite:  A conversation will go better with less chance of people getting defensive or offended if all words... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN, Health Pro

Author, educator, patient and advocate

Incredible Ways to Visualize Pain in the Brain

Our brain not only responds to pain, it is also affected by pain. In acute pain, the brain receives and relays messages to immediately deal with the threat. But, chronic pain, and our reaction to it, is catalogued in our brain for future reference.


In the Movie Theater of Our Mind


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posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|

Surviving the Demands of Caregiving

Tomorrow is a pivotal day.  My mom* will be released from the hospital.  Either she will go to a rehabilitation facility for three weeks, or she will come home. Neither my father nor my mother want her to go anywhere but home.  I am hoping and praying that the doctors stick to their original assessment.  They believe she... Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2015, comments (0)|
David Mendosa

David Mendosa, Health Guide

Medical Journalist Living with Diabetes and Author of Fitness and Photography for Fun,

The Dangerous Interactions Your Prescription Drugs Can Have

How many drugs are you taking today? How many of them are for your diabetes?


It’s easy to forget to consider some of the drugs that you take. Of course you included your prescriptions, but did you remember to include those that you buy over the counter? Also, some people don’t realize that Read moreChevron

posted 08/27/2015, comments (0)|

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