By María - I started being aware of my migraines when I was about 7 years old. My mom was a migraineur all her life. My dad is a doctor so we (my mom & I) have been searching all our lives for the cause of our pain and the possible forms of relief. Every single … Continue reading How I Am Naturally Healing My Migraines
By Krystina & Jorie There’s no doubt that migraine is one of the most misunderstood medical conditions there is among both doctors and patients. Even in the medical community we've noticed a lot of incorrect vocabulary (which we'll talk about more below), and among patients we've seen that we don’t connect our symptoms properly or … Continue reading Debunking 13 Migraine Myths
By Amanda - In 2012, my husband and I decided to turn to the Transforma Procedure performed by Dr. Jack Chapman and Advanced Migraine Relief because everything else we had attempted to try for my migraine relief failed to provide any relief for me. They had an established process that included attending a seminar and … Continue reading My Experience with the Transforma Procedure – A Neurostimulation Device (Part 1)
By Jorie - I’m no stranger to doctors. I’ve been in and out of the doors of many different specialists over the 15 plus years of my living with chronic migraines. I’ve had good doctors and I’ve had bad doctors. I’ve had every flavor of doctor out there... or so I thought. Until recently, I … Continue reading When a Doctor “Gives Up” on You
By Laura - What’s in my migraine survival toolkit? Chronic illness warriors who have been around the block know to have a list, bag, or box of things they need and make them feel better when things go south. This list didn’t come to me overnight. It’s been a long three-year process to find out … Continue reading 14 Ways I Survive a Migraine
By Wanda - You just want the pain to stop; it’s unbearable, as if your head is determined to kill you. Why can’t you just take a really powerful pain killer like Norco or another opioid? They are supposed to be so strong--great for killing pain. Is it too much to ask?! If they work … Continue reading Migraines & Opioids: “The Good Stuff”
By Emily & Jorie - My introduction to essential oils almost seemed clandestine. I had been hearing a lot about them for quite some time but really hadn’t looked into them enough myself. My interest had been piqued so I reached out to a friend I knew was using them. I originally was looking for … Continue reading Essential Oils for Migraine
By Lisa-Marie - Thirty-one Botox injections in my head every three months. Not to look prettier. Not to look younger. To be in less pain. Botox is traditionally thought of as celebrities' tool to be camera-ready, often resulting in "frozen face" syndrome. Few realize what true power Botox holds in the medical community. What is … Continue reading Botox as Medicine?