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The Shocking Truth Behind How Debilitating Migraines Can Really Be

If you are a migraine sufferer, you can probably relate to this scenario. You are in bed dealing with a migraine. You cancel plans with a friend or call in sick to work because you won’t be able to get out of bed today other than to drag yourself down the hall to the bathroom. [...]

2017-11-20T05:42:51+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Shocking Truth Behind How Debilitating Migraines Can Really Be

Help for Men Suffering from Fibromyalgia

Today, we’re going to take a closer look at a fibromyalgia demographic that doesn’t get a lot of attention – men. The fact is that 80-90% of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are female. However, while the stigma of fibromyalgia affects anyone who has it, sometimes the experience may be even more difficult for men. In [...]

2017-08-04T04:12:36+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Help for Men Suffering from Fibromyalgia

Some Have a Sixth Sense About Migraine Attacks

Migraines affect as many as 38 million people in the United States (up from 28 million in 2001). This means that 25% of homes in the US have at least one person with migraines. More people suffer from migraines than from asthma and diabetes combined. Interestingly, some people have what is referred to as a [...]

2017-07-13T09:54:07+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Some Have a Sixth Sense About Migraine Attacks

The Toll Fibromyalgia Takes on One’s Personal Life

Some of the things that are often focused on when a person has fibromyalgia (FM) are its effects on a person’s ability to do things that require a lot of energy, such as work and exercise. One of the things people forget is that someone dealing with fibromyalgia is often suffering loss in her personal [...]

2017-03-24T00:52:36+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on The Toll Fibromyalgia Takes on One’s Personal Life

Helping Migraines Through Self-Care and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Migraines can be debilitating, but there are many ways to make the pain and other symptoms easier to deal with. In fact, reducing the frequency and severity of migraines often comes down to lifestyle choices. That’s why migraine.com started a Twitter hashtag to promote the benefits of self-care. What are some self-care methods you can [...]

2017-06-16T11:51:51+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Helping Migraines Through Self-Care and Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Tips if Your Loved One Is Dealing with Fibromyalgia

It can be difficult to understand what a fibromyalgia patient is going through if you have never experienced it yourself. Therefore, we’re going to discuss a few things that someone going through a chronic illness will want from close friends and family. 4 Things a Person with Fibromyalgia Needs You to Recognize Understanding – True, [...]

2016-12-04T04:52:57+00:00 December 4th, 2016|Fibromyalgia / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|Comments Off on Tips if Your Loved One Is Dealing with Fibromyalgia

Silent Migraines – Often Undiagnosed but Still Debilitating

In England alone, 8 million people suffer from migraines, and as much as 30% of that group experience aura along with the migraine. An even smaller group experience what is called a silent migraine. These migraines have all the symptoms of the condition except for the headache. As a result, they often go undiagnosed or [...]

2017-06-20T15:52:17+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Silent Migraines – Often Undiagnosed but Still Debilitating