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Teri Robert

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Anatomy of a Migraine: Migraine Phases and Symptoms - Updated

Truly, one of the best things we can all do for ourselves is learn as much about migraines as possible. One reason it's especially important is that there are so many possible symptoms that can occur during a migraine attack. Some symptoms are well know; others are seldom discussed and far less well known.   In addition to being familiar with... Read moreChevron
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Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Asking for migraine rescue medications? Migraine Question of the Week

Is it unreasonable to ask for migraine rescue medications? That's just one of the great questions our readers have asked 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. Watson and I answer other questions in our Ask the... Read moreChevron
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Teri Robert

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Migraine and More - Looking Around HealthCentral - July 29, 2014

Most people who read this have migraine or anther headache disorders or care about someone who does. Reading and learning about our migraines and headaches is one of the keys to managing them.   Another key to managing our migraines and headaches is remembering to manage any and all health issues we may have, especially conditions that tend... Read moreChevron
posted 07/29/2014, comments (0)|
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Severe migraines, doctor wants signed contract for hydrocodone?

Full Question: I have had severe migraines for over 25 years and have gone to the same doctor for 35. After years of medications not working and taking over 1,600 MG of Advil a day, nothing worked until she gave me hydrocodone 10/325. My migraines the week before my period will be daily for 4-5 days and then I usually have a migraine 1 - 2 days... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Migraine Medications - DHE Shortage Continues - 07/22/14

As some of you have already discovered, there's currently a shortage of D.H.E 45 (dihydroergotamine mesylate), a commonly used migraine abortive medication. D.H.E 45 is used in several different ways: Injected subcutaneously by patients at home as their first-line migraine abortive medication. Administered IV or subcutaneously in the emergency... Read moreChevron

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