menstrual-related migraines

Another recent study examined the relation between the menstrual cycle and migraine characteristics. Migraine headache was reported to be significantly more severe, disabling, and frequent during the menstrual intervals of the reproductive cycle than during the midluteal or midcycle intervals.   Treatment options- an interesting information package regarding treatment protocols. Those of us with menstrual-related … Continue reading menstrual-related migraines

Job interview, migraine fog, and bad word days

I find bad word days to be annoying... like my brain is stuttering and simply cannot find words. Which leads to trailing sentences, inability to name objects and word substitutions. Word substitutions can be quite amusing and you have to wonder how the brain came up with the choice, as semantically totally off the mark … Continue reading Job interview, migraine fog, and bad word days

Migraine nightmares, sleep paralysis and freaking myself out

I must have been around twenty-two-ish when I had my first sleep paralysis experience, which given my persistent innate insomnia is surprising. I had been told it was because of sleep deprivation, but really how can a chronic insomniac be any more sleep deprived than they already are? Nonetheless, it is a disturbed sleep pattern. … Continue reading Migraine nightmares, sleep paralysis and freaking myself out