By Jenny (Guest Writer) - Traveling when you have a chronic illness can feel like an impossible dream. You can be struck by a whole heap of worries and doubts. What if I flare? What are the hospitals like abroad? What if no doctors there understand me? Will I be able to get the medicine … Continue reading Tips for Traveling with a Chronic Illness
By Amanda (Guest Writer) - These days, our precious daylight hours are saturated with constant noise, movement, and distractions. We’re surrounded by flashy entertainment, noisy gadgets, work pressures, and family commitments all at the relentless pace of modern life. It seems there is little time to stop, breathe, and find a quiet moment to reflect … Continue reading The Best 6 Ways to Stay Focused When Meditating at Home
By Dr. Brent Wells (Guest Writer) - If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer with chronic back and neck pain, consider adding some yoga exercises to your routine. Yoga improves your flexibility and reduces tension, which can dramatically reduce sensations of pain when practiced regularly. While many people do yoga as a … Continue reading Simple Yoga Exercises For Back & Neck Pain
By Lisa (Guest Writer) - Getting enough sleep is vital to ensuring that you stay in good health. In fact, a lack of sleep has been associated with a wide variety of health risks including obesity, diabetes, anxiety, and even increased body pain during the day. Not everyone finds falling asleep an easy process, of … Continue reading 5 Natural Remedies for Sleep
By Robert (Guest Writer) - Dear Dr ______, I owe you a short note. I’m about to call a spade, a spade. I’ve been left in an anxiety dither for these months since I saw you in October. That’s why I haven’t followed up with anything. I was VA-stunned by deja vu when you asked … Continue reading A Veteran’s Story of PTSD & Headache
By John Martinez in association with Axon Relief (Guest Post) - If you’re active in the migraine community, you may be noticing that CBD oil is starting to pick up steam as a possible treatment for migraine headaches. However, are the floods of positive anecdotal evidence backed by scientific data? The short answer is: not … Continue reading CBD Oil for Migraineurs?
By Lisa (Guest Writer) - According to the Center for Disease and Control (CDC), one-third of Americans are not receiving the recommended seven-plus hours of sleep every night and over seventy different sleep disorders have been diagnosed by doctors. A lack of sleep can lead to serious health concerns like high blood pressure, diabetes, and … Continue reading Can Mindfulness Impact Sleep Quality?
By Pamela (Guest Writer) - Laying in bed, room as dark as you can get it in the middle the day, wishing every little sound would just stop... Loneliness creeps in and almost consumes you at times. It is not surprising that migraine and depression have been linked. Living a life where you need to shut yourself … Continue reading Lonely Alone Time
By Kiley (Guest Blogger) - It’s important to mention that I’m writing this at a hockey game. You’ll understand why later, but while I tell you this story I want you to know what I’m currently doing. I was probably in second grade when I started exhibiting textbook signs of depression. I retreated into myself, … Continue reading My Road to Radical Acceptance
By Kristie of HopeVsHeadaches (Guest Blogger) - Hindsight is a wonderful thing, right? When I was in the midst of suffering from chronic migraines it was hard to make sense of it all, but as the pain began to disappear, I was able to reflect on how I broke free. So today I wanted to share … Continue reading 3 Secrets To Becoming Migraine-Free I Wish I Had Known Sooner