Friday, October 24, 2014

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Is it true that onions, cheeses, chocolate can trigger migraines?

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I have been suffering from severe migraines for the last 20 yrs or more. Someone had told me that... Read moreChevron

posted 10/24/2014, 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

posted 10/23/2014, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Sporadic and Familial Hemiplegic Migraine - The Basics

To understand Hemiplegic Migraine, we have to understand that Migraine attacks are episodic manifestations of a genetic neurological disease.... Read moreChevron

posted 10/22/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

What You Need to Know about RA and Vaccinations

People who live with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have approximately double the risk of infection compared to the general population. This is partly due to the fact that many of us take immunosuppressant medications, such as methotrexate and the... 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