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6 Common Causes Of Women’s Headaches

As a woman who has had her share of headaches, I understand how they can affect your life and even steal your joy. Though everybody …

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Inflammation Is Slowly Killing You

Here's the deal... In a perfect world and body, short-term inflammation is a normal immune system response that helps fight infection , rescues body systems during trauma, and eases allergic responses (grandma's yummy chicken soup simmering on the stove). Chronic inflammation, on the other hand, happens when the body does not turn off the production of normal pro-inflammatory cells that are needed in those temporary situations (the pot bowls over, starts a fire, and keeps burning until someone puts it out).

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Is Chronic Migraine Curable? Part One: The Loudest Voice In My Head

You know that cliche that says you don't know what you have until it's gone? Well, recently I realized it applies to not only losing the good, serving things in your life but to the icky, shit hole ones too. I've been a chronic migraine and daily headache sufferer for over 13 years, and now...I'm not. What I'm about to share with you could change your life forever, so please read through this post. As to the cliche reference, well...allow me to explain:

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Balancing The Migraine Teeter-Totter

As a long time migraine sufferer, I have experienced days that are fairly normal and those that would be crossed out from universal existence...given a choice. The constant motion of my life, the ups and downs remind me of being on a teeter-totter as a child. (I hated it then, too.)

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Chocolate & Vicodin: A Review

So, yeah, my migraine recovery is going fairly well, in the sense that I've hardly had any headaches. However, since I've been out of the hospital, I have acquired a bad chest cold. I chalk that one up to the havoc wreaked on my immune system by five days of IV steroids, the medical equivalent of robbing Peter to pay Paul. No, it hasn't been a great week, but, nonetheless, I've managed to get some work done and catch up one some reading.

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