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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Adapting to Rheumatoid Arthritis

“It’ll get better.”

 

“You’ll get used to it.”

 

You’ll hear this from doctors, family, and others in the community as you travel through your new diagnosis with RA, but is it really true? Can you get used to fatigue, pain, and taking enough medication to stock... Read moreChevron

posted 01/23/2015, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Migraine Treatment - You Want to Go All Natural?

It's not unusual for people to say they want to manage their migraines without medications. The number of ads for migraine management without medications... Read moreChevron

Cyndi Jordan

Cyndi Jordan, Health Guide

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Patient Advocate and Migraineur

Migraine Term of the Day - Antiemetic

When we're looking at migraine and headache information, whether it's from our doctor, a book, or an online article, we sometimes come across medical terms... Read moreChevron

posted 01/06/2015, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

How Exercise Improves Pain Tolerance

Although study after study has shown that exercise helps reduce fibromyalgia pain, we've had little understanding of why until now. Scientists have long known that during prolonged strenuous workouts, our bodies release endorphins, a kind of natural opiate that reduces pain and enables us to continue exercising. But they haven't known why (or... Read moreChevron

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