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Validating Pain With Migraine

I think we’ve all been at a point when we verbally express our pain, even if we don’t do it often, and have been met with an unkind remark. Some aren’t meant to be unkind, but unfortunately “you and me both sister” is not an accurate response to someone’s pain. Invisible illness I get it. […]

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Is This What Wellness Feels Like?

Dear Loved One, I think I told you that I’ve been trying the new drugs made for migraine. They’re called CGRPs. Researchers have basically discovered that people with migraine produce more of a certain type of protein than other people and these drugs block that protein. Three different drug companies came out all that once with […]

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Intractable Migraine: Is There Purpose in Your Pain?

It has been several weeks since the intractable migraine began its assault on my life. As if chronic migraine was not enough of a drain. More to give Intractable migraine proved that I had more to give.  My head was undergoing a daily pounding, searing pain along with all the baggage that goes along with […]

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Trying 70 Different Treatments for Cluster Headache

In part 3 of an interview with Bob Wold of Clusterbusters, Bob shares his experience of trying 70 different medications over two decades, and what he eventually found to relieve his cluster headache attacks. How many different treatments were you prescribed? For 20 years, I tried 70 DIFFERENT prescription medications and hundreds of combinations. That’s […]

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Managing Migraine: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

Honestly, I’ve never been a huge fan of exercise, but I kinda understand the bare minimum. That exercise in some form is good for general health, and more importantly that it can help with pain management. I also understand that there is a huge difference between a sprint and a marathon. Just the word “marathon” […]

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Here’s What Happened When I Tried the Keto Diet: Part 2

“Did you start The Ketogenic Diet? What are you eating for dinner?” my sister asked. “I started yesterday, and I think we’re ordering Chinese Food!” “You can’t eat that,” my sister said. Bye bye, sugar She explained that sugar was an added ingredient in the sauces of my favorite dishes. When I called the restaurant […]