✧ READ WINSLOW’S BLOG POSTS ✧ My Mantra: “When you’ve been through hell, leave sparks of fire wherever you go.” ✧✧✧ I started my young career in geriatrics. I specialized in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia and worked as a resident care director/memory care coordinator. I then continued my education, studying holistic health and nutrition. I worked as … Continue reading Winslow
By Winslow – As a former early childhood educator, I grew very familiar with the game “Red Light, Green Light.” I can remember the children in my class excitedly running throughout the gymnasium with the sounds of their little tennis shoes squeaking against the floor. The concept of the game is to run as far … Continue reading Red Light, Green Light: The Chronic Illness Game
By Winslow – Headaches can come in various different forms. Tension headaches, sinus headaches, menstrual migraines and cluster headaches are just a few examples of these debilitating demons that plague a great deal of people. It is estimated that 13% of Americans suffer from migraine headaches which calculates to around 38 million people. It is … Continue reading Migraine or Cluster: Which Are You Having?
By Winslow – With the rising prices of pharmaceutical medications, a great deal of people are searching for more natural solutions to treat their migraines. Below is a list of herbs thought to be beneficial in the treatment of migraine headaches. *Disclaimer: This list is not to be used to diagnose, treat or manage any … Continue reading 5 Herbs That May Treat Migraine
By Winslow – The dawn of a New Year is a time to figuratively start over and create the best year possible but those of us who struggle with migraine may have to adapt our lives a bit more to accomplish our goals. Below is a list of great New Year’s resolutions that can improve … Continue reading New Years Resolutions Migraineurs Need to Start
By Winslow – The celebration of New Year’s Eve is something most people thoroughly enjoy. This is a chance to reminisce on the past year and hope for a better one to come. But for migraine sufferers, the flashing lights, party foods and alcohol can prove to be a nightmare. Here is a list of … Continue reading Celebrating New Year’s Eve without Triggering a Migraine
By Winslow – Most of us who struggle with migraines or other health conditions are forced to spend most of our money on medications, doctor visits and treatments and are not always able to work. This can cause a financial strain, especially around the holiday season. But take heart, below is a list of inexpensive … Continue reading Gift Ideas When Money is Tight
By Winslow – Histamines are defined as substances that cause allergic reactions, dilate blood vessels, and make the vessel walls abnormally react. Histamine is part of the body’s natural allergic response to substances. But… histamines can be a no-no for migraines. According to Migraine.Com… Histamine can be a migraine trigger, even if a person has … Continue reading Histamines: A Migraine Trigger?
By Winslow – I live with cluster headaches, also referred to as trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia (TAC). According to the American Migraine Foundation, cluster headaches are said to be, “the most painful of all headaches. They have been described as “suicide headaches.” What sets these “headaches” apart from a typical migraine is the specific attack on … Continue reading My Experience with Cluster Headaches
By Migraine Mantras Team – We’re still only just beginning Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, but for those of us who regularly live with migraine and headache disorders, we are aware every single day. For many of us, the support of our chronically ill friends, as well as advocating, telling our stories, and just being … Continue reading Why Does Migraine Matter?