Sunday, April 20, 2014

People Who Are Living With Migraine

Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Health Guide

Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

It’s My Migraine, and I’ll Cry If I Want To!

Usually, I'm fairly good at coping with Migraines. I take my medications and, if I need to, lie down. And that's that. Usually.   In a way, I don't think I'd be as ticked off if my recent period of increased Migraines had been precipitated by an avoidable trigger that I'd taken my chances with. My main trigger lately, however, has been the... Read moreChevron

A Roundup of Knee Surgeries

For many sports fans, the idea of an ACL tear or arthroscopic procedure sounds commonplace. But knee surgeries can be a major operation.  While surgery may not always be necessary, in other cases it clearly may be.   Here are a variety of knee surgery options and for which what conditions they are necessary.   Total knee... Read moreChevron
posted 03/23/2014, comments (0)|
Denise Garrett

Denise Garrett, Community Member

Migraineur for 18 years

Has anyone experienced pain with Botox injections?

I have had great results with Botox therapy. I have fewer migraines and when I do they usually don't last as long as before. So for the past 2 and 1/2years I got my life back. But each time I get them every 90 days.... They get more painful. This last time was so painful I almost cried. It was excruciating. Anyone else experienced this with Botox... Read moreChevron
posted 03/18/2014, comments (0)|
Ellen Schnakenberg

Ellen Schnakenberg, Health Guide

Patient educator and advocate

Migraine Medications: Allergy, Adverse Reaction or Sensitivity?

Think you know the difference between a Migraine medication allergy and an adverse reaction or sensitivity? Understanding and reporting these correctly could mean the difference between life and death, so let's get a conversation going here so you can talk to your doctor and potentially question if your medical records should be... Read moreChevron
posted 03/04/2014, comments (0)|

Mariepi, Community Member


The daily struggle of living with chronic pain creates a 'new self -

I wanted to share this with you all    Maybe I did not post it at the right place for you all to see,so, here it is again.   This lady could have been Me,You or Us   Marie
posted 01/28/2014, comments (0)|

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