Saturday, August 23, 2014

Teri Robert's Posts

How to Fake a Migraine Successfully - Another Wiki Problem

In June, I wrote about how unreliable Wikipedia is for health information, including information on about migraine. Now, another situation has developed that leads me to wonder if all wiki sites may be not only unreliable, but perhaps even harmful. The Situation: Last week, a Facebook friend brought my attention to an article on wikiHow... Read moreChevron

Ever pain-free enough to exercise daily? Migraine Question of the Week

This week, I'm taking our Migraine Question of the Week from a question one of my readers posted to my Facebook page, and it's a great one about daily exercise with migraines. That's just one of the great questions our readers have asked Migraine disease and other headache disorders here on HealthCentral's Migraine community. Ellen, Cyndi and I... Read moreChevron

Migraine and Colic - New Research on a Connection

We know that there is insufficient research on migraine and migraine treatments. Another problem with migraine research is that many studies are small, with a low number of study participants. It's difficult to reach firm conclusions from small studies, and the authors who write up these studies often say in their conclusions that more, larger... Read moreChevron

Simplifying Traveling with Migraine - TSA Pre✓™

There's a seemingly endless number of reasons it's so difficult for those of us with Migraines to travel, and it's gotten worse since 9/11. Those same rules and safeguards that make it safer for us to travel also make it more difficult.   Over the last year or so, I've been seeing signs in airports about the new TSA Pre✓ expedited screening... Read moreChevron

Migraines at School - Helpful Forms, Reducing Stigma, and More

Migraines are difficult enough for adults, let alone children, and migraines at school? Well, that can be a problem that leaves children, parents, teachers, school nurses, school administrators, and other involved parties frustrated and often at a loss.   Zero-tolerance policies about students having medications at school, the lack of... Read moreChevron