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
By Sheri (Guest Blogger) - On this day, I walked out side into the morning sunshine. In this moment of this day, I feel joy. I am optimistically cautious as I emerge into the warmth of the light, away from where the curtains remain drawn. As I write this to you, I feel a smile … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Family & Friends
By Sarah (Guest Writer) -Are you finding that when you suffer from a migraine, it is putting a roadblock in your path to a good night’s sleep? If this is the case, you’re not alone and it’s definitely not just a figment of your imagination. Actually, the American Migraine Foundation state that people who have … Continue reading How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep with a Migraine
By Martin (Guest Writer) - I open my eyes wearily, warily, realising already that this day is lost. Another in a long line of innocent casualties. The dark curtains and black-out blinds don’t quite cut out the harsh light of the outside world as slivers of brightness threaten their assault. I grudgingly attend to my … Continue reading Migraine Flash Fiction