New Migraine and Headache Info on MMC, 5/3/10

Teri Robert @trobert Health Guide
  • Hello, everyone!

    For those of you who are super busy or don't feel well enough to look around for what's new, each week, I'll be posting links for you here. Links to the newest Migraine and headache information we've made available here on MyMigraineConnection.

    Without further ado, here's some of the newest information we've published here for you:

    Migraines and Mental Health
    Since May is Mental Health Month, and Migraines and some mental health conditions can be comorbid, this is a good time to review what we know about Migraines and mental health conditions...

    Undiagnosed Pseudotumor Cerebri Nearly Blinds Young Woman

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    Last week, an online news article caught my attention: "Young mother goes blind 'after doctors diagnose deadly brain condition as headache - SIX times." Yes, you read that right, SIX times! In England, 19-year-old Rachel Mulhall discovered the dangers of PTC after being misdiagnosed with headache not once, but six times. In July, 2009, Mulhall went to her general practitioner doctor for a headache that she described as...

    Chat About Migraines and Mental Health on 5/12/10
    Our next Migraine chats will be held on Wednesday, May 12, at two times: from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 to 10:00 p.m., eastern times. Our topic for this month is Migraines and Mental Health. We'll discuss: mental health conditions that often impact Migraineurs, the "mood" symptoms that can occur during a Migraine attack as symptoms of the Migraine, and coping skills....

    Migraine Term of the Day:

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    Chat Transcripts
    We're been having a great time with our monthly chats. If you missed them, or if you were there but want to review our discussions, you can check out the transcripts from all of our chats...


    Want More Migraine News and Info? It's HERE!
    Some of you who are former subscribers to my Putting Our Heads Together newsletter have asked me to start sending it again. When I can, I'm happy to meet your requests, so the newsletter is now available...

    Please give some of our members some extra support or get some ideas from other members...
    One of the best things about sites such as ours is that it's like having a support group from the comfort of home. Some of our members could use extra support this week. If you can, please take a few minutes to post to them:

    Get Answers To Your Migraine and Headache Questions
    When you have questions about Migraines or headaches, our site offers three ways to ask those questions and get answers.

    Take some time to look through the questions and answers in our Community Q & A section and our Ask the Clinician archives. You may be amazed at how many of your questions are answered there.

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Published On: May 04, 2010