I Have to Honor Your Pain and You Have to Honor Mine

I had the opportunity to sit down with author, Ashley Hattle who just wrote the book, Cluster Headaches: A Guide to Surviving One of the Most Painful Conditions Known to Man.  Ashley has cluster headaches and I have migraine attacks. Neither of us truly know what the other person goes […]

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Migraine Patient Input for ICER Report – My Submission

Patient Input

Introduction I wanted to share my response to the ICER patient input questions. I definitely went into a lot of detail. Please do not feel you need write a book. The questions that are the most important to focus on are #1, #2, #4, #5, & #7. It’s ok to […]

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Embody Empathy This Pain Awareness Month

Do you embody empathy when you cross paths with others? The homeless person in the subway station carrying a backpack and all of his worldly possessions in a shopping cart.   The mother with a screaming kid in the grocery store.   The woman who parked in the handicapped space, but walked […]

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What Type of Migraine Is Your Child Experiencing? From the Diamond Clinic

Children and Migraine

My first migraine attack happened at age five, a mere child. In a way I was lucky that I experienced aura with mine. That one symptom made it easier to diagnose and treat.  However, many children have migraine and their symptoms go unrecognized.

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