Treatments

free time talking to insurance

Why do I Waste Free Time Navigating Health Care?

Am I the only one who uses my free time talking to insurance, specialty pharmacy, or a doctor’s office?  I find that I spend a lot of time on the phone with these places. Talking to my insurance company is a really frustrating situation.  It seems like no one seems to have exact clear answers. …

How to Treat Muscle Tension and Migraine

Aromafloria delivers finely crafted, artisanal quality body care and aromatherapy products.  I was approached by Aromafloria to review their Muscle Soak collection.  This collection restores vitality with essential oils of eucalyptus, peppermint, and lemongrass. These nourishing formulas soothe sore muscles, ease tension and leave you feeling energized.  Knowing that I like eucalyptus and peppermint already, I…

excedrin migraine commercial

The Excedrin Migraine Experience Commercial

I have to say, I have not been happy with Excedrin Migraine commercials and advertising over the years.  Once I discovered over the counter medication was giving me rebound headaches and causing my migraines to cycle, I stopped.  It never worked as an effect treatment for the intensity of my migraines anyway, so it was…

sleep and migraine

Sleep and Migraine

Sleep and migraine, it makes me crazy. I have such fatigue yet get insomnia, wake up with a migraine and never fully feel rested. Sleep is so important for so many reasons to help treat, prevent and balance My Migraine Life. Pain is Exhausting My body is constantly fighting pain.  As you can imagine, that…

Himalayan salt lamp and migraine

Can Using a Himalayan Salt Lamp for Migraine Help or just a Gimick?

Is there a relationship between a Himalayan salt lamp and migraine? I know it sounds crazy, but I’m interested in trying anything natural, so I thought I’d try. I know it’s ridiculous to rid the symptoms of my neurological disease, but it’s pretty so why not? *Links in this post may be Amazon affiliate links…

Nature brings hope. Hiking makes me feel better with Migraine

Since it’s Stress Awareness Day, I encourage you to do something for yourself that makes you feel good and destress! Im going to take a walk in this amazing weather & enjoy the Fall leaves and colors. It typically is snowing here by now & some of my stress melts away by breathing in fresh…

Calming Music for Migraine is a Great Distraction

I use calming music for migraine distraction. I had two days of low pain this week. The first day, I noticed myself singing loudly with my daughter on the way to school. Mornings aren’t good for me and by the time I get both of my kids ready for school and get yelled at by…

Does Meditating Help Migraine?

As always, I’m on the hunt for something to make me feel better. So I joined a 21 day meditation challenge. I have a friend who decided to try it too.  So with power in numbers, I thought we’d be Zen by the end of the week. Well……not so easy, as I suspected. Each day…

When everything stops working

I’m having a really rough week! I traveled this weekend, last weekend & will be again next weekend. Along with this, the weather has been really tough & once again I have PMS. I have never been able to control this combination. Cycles are so hard to break and I’m feeling down. It reminded me…

How Exercise, Walking and Moving Help-Migraine

A place that gives me hope in nature is the woods.  We have an amazing park system around where we live and I love to take an afternoon hike.   It’s a place I love and am filled with hope.  If you ever come to Cleveland, visit the Metro Parks, you won’t be disappointed.  The last time…

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