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Disney World. The Good, the Bad, and the Migraine. Starting with the Good

  I went to Disney World for 3 days and I could probably write a book on it.  Instead, I’m going to focus on three things. The good, the bad, and my migraine.  So let’s begin with the good…… Where to begin. Disney World is called the happiest place on earth for a reason.  If…

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Salt Cave for Allergies, Stress and Migraine Relief

I have had a ton of response about my Himalayan Salt lamp post.  The main question being, “Did it help your migraine?”  With long term benefits, possibly yes?! After I found that it wasn’t giving me particular relief, I placed it in my son’s room.  My son suffers from seasonal allergies, coughs, congestion, sinus infections…

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Migraine Relief Glasses: Axon Optics

Axon Optics provides natural migraine relief glasses that help prevent light as a trigger

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Migraine Diagnosis: Where does that Lead you?

Your migraine diagnosis may be new, but the disease is not. Millions of people are diagnosed with migraine and every case is different.  So what’s your diagnosis?  What’s my diagnosis?  What does it mean to be diagnosed and how does that help?  Here’s my non-medical opinion. Migraine is a Spectrum Disorder I have a Master’s…

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Pill Drill: daily medication management

Pill Drill review is a sponsored post. I have been compensated through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. All opinions remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. What is Pill Drill? “Pill Drill is the smartest, simplest way to manage any daily pill routine. Whether you manage your own medication regimen or…

What do you do when medication stops working?

What do you do when medication stops working?

When medication doesn’t work anymore, I take a medication vacation. Several times a year my medication stops working. To begin with, preventative medications give me terrible side effects.  It took me YEARS to find the right medication for me.   I have been on and off Botox for years and each time it is different in…

Botox, Topomax and preventatives for Migraine and their side effects

Recently I was asked why I don’t take preventative medicine for my chronic migraines. What a loaded question! I actually do, I get Botox but the effectiveness is hit or miss and I get different side effects from the injections each time. I never know how I’m going to feel the days after, the effectiveness…

How to travel with migraine

How to Travel with Migraine: Tips and Packing List

I often get asked how I travel with migraine. I always have migraine attacks when traveling and bring my migraine travel kit with me. There are many ways I manage migraine. In this post, I’ll tell you a bit about how I do it. I’m not always successful, but with preparation and experience, I have…

What do you do when your doctor isn’t listening?

  I have been going to the same neurologist for over 10 years.  I love my doctor, my nurse and the front office.  My nurse  was the first people to know I was pregnant.   There were hugs, excitement and nervousness, of course, but they were with me all the way.  They were the first to…

What to buy a migraine sufferer

What to Buy a Migraine Suffer

What to buy a migraine suffer? It’s a common question and a thoughtful gift to consider. Here are some of my favorite ideas on what to buy. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a small commission for my referral but my opinions are my own. disclaimer What to Buy a Migraine Suffer Self…

Weighted Blanket

Allay Lamp- Green Light Therapy

Axon Optics- Light sensitivity glasses

Headache Hat- Ice Hat

Organic Aromas

Himilayan Salt Lamp

Heat Wrap

Migraine Magick

Theraspecs

Med Manager

Huggaroo

Avulux

Norb Light Bulb

Kold Tec

Be Naturals Organics

Bed of Nails