Friday, February 27, 2015

Health Guides

Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Triptans for Migraine - Forms and Uses

Triptans are a class of drug called selective serotonin receptor agonists that are used to abort migraine attacks. The word “selective” is key... Read moreChevron

posted 02/25/2015, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: Coping with Fear of Needles

This post may contain triggers for those who have needle phobias.


Blood tests. Steroid shots. Injections with DMARDs and Biologics. Infusions. Self-injectors.


There is no getting around it. When you have RA, you will get in close contact with needles and syringes. While a small minority might... Read moreChevron

posted 02/25/2015, comments (0)|
Ask the Clinician

Ask the Clinician, Health Pro


Are Migraines or Cluster Headaches Attached to Other Conditions?

Full Question:

I was wondering if migraines or cluster headaches attached to any other conditions? I suffer with... Read moreChevron

posted 02/25/2015, comments (0)|
Cyndi Jordan

Cyndi Jordan, Health Guide

Patient Advocate and Migraineur

Migraine and TACs - Differences and Diagnosing

Although we talk more about migraine than other headache disorders here, there are more than 300 headache disorders. The International Classification of... Read moreChevron

posted 02/20/2015, comments (0)|
Celeste Cooper

Celeste Cooper, Health Pro

Chronic pain patient, educator,and advocate

A Personal Account of Chronic Pain: What If

Getting personal


I am sure we can all relate to the temptation of giving in to dread. Yes, there you have it, I am human, I will make mistakes, and I deal with all the same things others who live with chronic pain encounter. I feel it is important to know we are not alone when facing decisions, and I wanted... Read moreChevron