Saturday, November 01, 2014

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Husband has headache on left after brain injury and stroke?

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Hi. I need your help for my husband. 5 years ago he got brain injury and stuck in coma for 7 days.... Read moreChevron

posted 10/31/2014, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

My 41-year-old daughter's migraines? Migraine Question of the Week

This week, we've selected a question from a mother about her adult daughter's migraines. It's just one of the great questions our readers have asked Migraine disease... Read moreChevron

posted 10/30/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Beginner’s Guide to RA: NSAIDs

Once you get a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the next thing that happens is usually that the doctor gives you a prescription for one or more medications. This can feel quite intimidating — what do the medications do? What about side effects? And wouldn’t it be better to not take pills? This is the first of a three-part... Read moreChevron

posted 10/29/2014, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Good News! Fibro-Fog Does Not Lead to Alzheimer's

One of the most frustrating symptoms most fibromyalgia patients experience is fibro-fog. Fibro-fog is the name we use to describe a variety of cognitive impairments such as forgetfulness, memory lapses, an inability to concentrate,... Read moreChevron

Britt J Johnson

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A 29 year old chronicling the absurdity of living with arthritis!

Approaching Motherhood with RA, My Way

I have chosen never to get pregnant.

 

That statement seems to make mothers and doctors alike uncomfortable, like I am living in denial.

 

Mothers fear for my inner mother.  They know the intense joy they experienced when carrying their babies, when holding them for the first time, and can’t... Read moreChevron