Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig... Read more
Anyone with migraines crave carbs? When I'm not too nauseated to eat, I find that I really crave carbs. After a couple of months of careful eating, yesterday I had a migraine and went over my calorie allotment on things like potatoes and bread.... Read more
I have had 2 knee replacements and have a chronic back syndrome. I have to walk with a walker or I will fall. Water aerobics is a great exercise on my joints. It has helped me lose weight and build up some strength and balance.... Read more
Being recently retired, I have come to the conclusion that one of the best retirement gifts you can give yourself is the gift of your own good health. Take care of yourself before you retire so you can enjoy many years of healthy retirement.... Read more
Migraine is commonly misdiagnosed as sinus headache.Self-diagnosed sinus headache is nearly always migraine (~90% of the time).Migraine is commonly associated with forehead and facial pressure over the sinuses, nasal congestion and runny nose.In the... Read more
We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations.... Read more
By Sarah Jio via Woman's Day According to the latest data, as many as 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. They’re a pain, quite literally, and finding the right treatment can be tricky. Here, we’ve tapped the experts t... Read more
Exercise has long been touted for helping us overcome such health issues as obesity, heart disease, type II diabetes, even some forms of depression. But according to a pilot study published earlier this year in the International Journal of Sports Med... Read more
I just have to say that chronic migraine really really sucks. It is a never ending wave of pain and all the other fun symptoms that come with it. I don't even have it as bad as some people do, yet it still drains me. Medications don't help. I don't h... Read more
39 I did the dumb little quizzes in the ads and checked my eligibility and I don't! Qualify. Ok? I do not have health insurance and ran out of imitrex the medicine that I take that is only relieving my pain for some of the day. My whole day was... Read more
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