Tammy RomePatient Advocate
Headache disorders counselor and advocate Tammy Rome maintains a private practice specializing in treating clients with Migraine and other headache disorders. She also volunteers as vice chair of the American Headache and Migraine Association and as president of The Cluster Headache Support Group.
Latest by Tammy Rome
For years, the author wore herself out trying to make the holidays perfect, which only aggravated her migraines. Finally, she learned what she needed to do (and not to do) to stay healthy.
The author’s granddaughter, who already has migraine disease, offers some words of wisdom when it comes to treatments.
Loss of energy and pleasure in once enjoyed activities are a few of the number of reasons sadness may actually be depression.
Loud noises, strong smells, bright lights, tight schedules, and inflexible due dates fill our children’s schools. Learn how to help your child succeed as a student.
Anxiety triggers a biological alarm system that is programmed to over-react, so it is important to also learn how to trigger the relaxation response.
I wake up every day thinking of migraine disease and the people it affects. I spend my days writing, researching, educating, and coaching. It’s solitary work — most of which goes unnoticed — but I don’t do for attention. I do it for the millions of c...
I’ve lost count of the number of weekend getaways, date nights, and anniversaries that have been postponed or cancelled because of migraine. Although my husband and I knew I had migraine when we married, we had no idea how much it would affect our li...
Each year I have a physical involving a blood test to screen for diabetes. Diabetes runs in my family, so this is not a test I want to skip. Unfortunately, it requires an eight hour fast. Because fasting is a big migraine trigger, every year I dreade...