Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Health Guides

Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Migraine and Colic - New Research on a Connection

We know that there is insufficient research on migraine and migraine treatments. Another problem with migraine research is that many studies are small, with a low number of study participants. It's difficult to reach firm conclusions from small studies, and the authors who write up these studies often say in their conclusions that more, larger... Read moreChevron
posted 08/17/2014, comments (0)|
Ask the Clinician

Ask the Clinician, Health Guide


Bad migraines, link between migraines and heart valve disease?

Full Question: I have bad migraine headaches all the time nothing helps me. What I can do for it? What doctor I must for this problem? I also have heart valve problems. Is there link between with migraines and heart valve disease yes or no? Scott.   Full Answer: Dear Scott;   Thank you for your questions. We'll take them separately and... Read moreChevron
posted 08/14/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: Stigma Contest and Living Your Life with RA

Wow! Over several weeks in June and July, the community sent in some incredible submissions in the HealthCentral anti-stigma photo contest. I’d encourage you to pop over to the contest page to see some truly inspirational stories of persevering with chronic illness. While you’re there, why not vote for your favorite? You can help that... Read moreChevron
posted 08/04/2014, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

208 New Pain-Related Laws Across U.S.

As most chronic pain patients are well aware, both federal and state governments across the U.S. are looking for ways to curb prescription drug abuse. While their motives may be noble, sometimes their actions have unintended consequences. Too often laws intended to make it more difficult for abusers to gain access to narcotics end up also making... Read moreChevron
posted 07/30/2014, comments (0)|
Ellen Schnakenberg

Ellen Schnakenberg, Health Guide

Patient educator and advocate

Migraine and Headache Awareness Blog Challenge 22 - Watching Over Me

Migraine and my other comorbid conditions such as Sjogren’s syndrome, lupus, dystonia and spinal disease, make it difficult for me to do the normal day to day things most people take for granted. Today’s National Migraine and Headache Awareness Blog Challenge is personal to me because I do require so much help.   Today’s... Read moreChevron
posted 06/22/2014, comments (0)|