Teri Robert

Teri Robert, Patient Expert

Teri Robert is a leading patient educator and advocate and the author of Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches. A co-founder of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy and the American Headache and Migraine Association, she received the National Headache Foundation’s Patient Partners Award and a Distinguished Service Award from the American Headache Society. Teri can be found on her website, and blog, Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Google+.

Exploring and Understanding the Types of Migraine

A Migraine attack is a Migraine attack, is a Migraine attack, right? Wrong. There are several types of Migraine and even some subtypes of those. It’s important to know which type or types of Migraine we have because which treatments are appropriate a...
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Discussing Migraine and Headache on Capitol Hill

On Valentine’s Day this year, I was happy to not have a Migraine ruining the day, but I wasn’t at home sharing the day with my husband. Instead, I spend the day with my friend, colleague, and Migraine specialist, David Watson, M.D. We, along with ove...
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Those Frustrating Migraine Symptoms - Auditory Hallucinations

Migraine is a complex disease with myriad possible symptoms, including auditory hallucinations. Some of these symptoms can be frightening; at the least, they’re frustrating. The term auditory hallucination is fairly self-explanatory. It means hearing ...
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Migraine Arsenal Essentials: Trigger Management

One of the first and most essential weapons to add to our migraine arsenal is trigger identification and management. For many years, I lived with migraine disease without knowing about triggers. My great grandmother, grandfather, and mother all had m...
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Migraine Treatments - The Basics of Clinical Studies

Two of the most common topics of discussion in the migraine community are migraine treatments and what a migraine really is, what’s going on in our bodies during a migraine attack. Both new treatments and understanding the pathophysiology of migraine ...
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Second Annual Migraine Moment Contest Open for Entries

Credit: Thinkstock The American Headache Society, the American Migraine Foundation, and the American Headache and Migraine Association have issued a call for entries for their second annual Migraine Moment contest. The contest is meant “convey many p...
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Migraine Term of the Day - Adverse Reaction

migraine glossaryWriter’s note: Some of you have expressed an interest in learning more of the medical terminology that comes up when discussing migraine disease and other headache disorders. So, I’ll be posting a “term of the day,” on a regular basi...
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My Migraine Buddy Ali - Who's Yours?

This is the first in a series called “Who’s Your Migraine Buddy?” where people living with migraine share their stories of those pets and people (or maybe a thing?) who help them through their migraine attacks. This is Ali, and she was one of my best ...
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