Whole management #MHAM #MHAMSMC

How do you incorporate the whole person in your Migraine and Headache Management – the physical, intellectual, and emotional? Physically obviously we do a great deal to manage our pain. Both preventatively and acutely. I take my preventative medication, I meditate, take supplements, use the Oska Pulse and I exercise and these are preventative measures. … Continue reading Whole management #MHAM #MHAMSMC

The comorbids #MHAM #MHAMSMC

Describe a treatment dilemma you have experienced with #Migraine or #Headache and other comorbid health problems. For comorbids I have: Hypothyroidism Asthma Depression Fibromyalgia Peripheral neuropathy Allodynia The main complication I face, aside from the depression which I have discussed this month Here, is fibromyalgia. First of pain compounding pain, not awesome. My fibromyalgia itself … Continue reading The comorbids #MHAM #MHAMSMC

Worthiness: We are enough

“The Power of Vulnerability” video This is a lecture about connection. Because people connect. She discovered that when she discussed connection people had stories about shame and fear... the fear of disconnection. This 'excruciating vulnerability': Have to allow ourselves to be seen... really seen. Those who have a sense of Worthiness believe they are worthy … Continue reading Worthiness: We are enough

In the land of pain… everybody will get used to it but me

“One of the hardest things about being chronically ill is that most people find what you’re going through incomprehensible—if they believe you are going through it. In your loneliness, your preoccupation with an enduring new reality, you want to be understood in a way that you can’t be. “Pain is always new to the sufferer, … Continue reading In the land of pain… everybody will get used to it but me