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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

A Dream for RA in the Future

What if RA was recognized as the medical emergency many doctors feel it is? What would that look like?

 

We all hope for a future where RA is cured, but that wouldn’t make much of a post. So let’s pretend that the cure is within... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Acute Migraine Treatments - What Works?

The migraine topic about which I see the most questions is whether specific acute migraine medications (the medications we use when we get a migraine) work.... Read moreChevron

posted 01/27/2015, comments (0)|
Cyndi Jordan

Cyndi Jordan, Health Guide

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Patient Advocate and Migraineur

A New Migraine Specialist - My Journey Begins

As the cab headed for Mayo Clinic, Arizona, where I was to see a new migraine specialist, I said a silent prayer as familiar twinges of anticipation,... Read moreChevron

posted 01/26/2015, comments (0)|
Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

How Exercise Improves Pain Tolerance

Although study after study has shown that exercise helps reduce fibromyalgia pain, we've had little understanding of why until now. Scientists have long known that during prolonged strenuous workouts, our bodies release endorphins, a kind of natural opiate that reduces pain and enables us to continue exercising. But they haven't known why (or... Read moreChevron

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