✧ 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 – 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?
By Winslow – For June 2018’s Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, our theme is “You are not alone.” Migraines are one of the most isolating events a person can go through. When the very sound of someone else’s voice makes the pain increase, you are forced to seclude yourself. This is a pain no one … Continue reading You Are Not Alone
By Winslow – When you have a migraine, it can destroy any plans, obligations or commitments you’ve made. This can make you feel unreliable and lazy. Migraines can not only ruin your plans, but they can ruin your self esteem as well. When we are inhibited by the pain and symptoms of migraine, it can … Continue reading Practicing Self Care with Migraine
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