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Our readers ask some great questions about Migraine disease and other headache disorders here on HealthCentral's Migraine community. Ellen and I both answer questions in our community question and answer section . Dr. Krusz and I answer other questions in our Ask the Clinician column .
Some of the questions apply to many of our readers, and are great topics for discussion. So, every week, I bring you our Question of the Week. I hope you'll take a few minutes to look at these questions and the answers, then join us in discussion. One of the best things about online communities is the opportunity to share information and experiences.
This week's Question of the Week:
How would a benedryl shot help a 16+ hour migraine?
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Everyday allergy moms around the world balance their children's need for safety with their need for a "normal" life. For most of us, summer camp was part of that normal life, and while you might think of camp as "Mission Impossible" for your food allergic child, it really boils down to just a few steps. So here is my CAMP guide to help you prepare your child for the fun this summer.
C Communicate with the Camp Director Explain the extent of your child's allergies and make sure they are willing and able to accommodate your child's special needs. Do they have safe foods or meal options? How is food stored, prepared and served? What is their experience with severe food allergies?
Find out if the staff is trained to handle allergic reactions; how far the nearest medical facility is; how your child would be transported; and if any activities would take him or her out of cell phone coverage or far away from the camp site. Remember th...
It’s summertime! That means your children are going to be spending more time outdoors. And while you want them to be out in the fresh air and sunshine you also want to keep them safe from sunburn and the harmful rays of the sun no matter what their age.
We all know that sunscreen is a must! Today’s guidelines recommend applying sunscreen 20 to 30 minutes before going outside and reapplying sunscreen every 2 hours (more often if your child is sweating) and when getting out of the water. But, there is more to keeping your children safe than just applying sunscreen.
The following tips can help make sure your children stay safe but still enjoy their time outdoors:
Tips for babies and young children:
Babies under 6 months old should stay out of direct sunlight. If you are outdoors, find a shady area. If that’s impossible use an umbrella or a stroller canopy to keep them shielded from the sun. If you are planning a long day in the sun, look for...
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