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Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

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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
posted 07/31/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Juvenile Arthritis Then and Now and an Interview with Dr. B

As this July’s Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on how far we’ve come since I was a child fighting the pain and sickness of this disease. Over 300,000 children in the US live with JA. There are many forms of juvenile arthritis (JA) and they affect different parts of the body. I was diagnosed... Read moreChevron
posted 07/30/2014, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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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)|
Ask the Clinician

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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)|
Ellen Schnakenberg

Ellen Schnakenberg, Health Guide

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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)|

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