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Is air conditioning good for migraines?

Is air conditioning good for migraines? Not only is it good, but air conditioning should be covered by health insurance. What? Have you lost you mind? Let me explain why I think it should be covered. I suffer from migraines. I've suffered from migraines since my college years. Migraines are more than having a headache.... Continue Reading →

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I need your support, not your judgment

People who suffer from a incurable chronic illness need your support, not your judgment. Doctors say that I will never improve or go into remission because I have an incurable disease. I will not give up, but I want to make others aware of it. I struggle with pain, mobility problems and fatigue every day.... Continue Reading →

Don’t judge a book by it’s cover

I'm pretty sure you heard the adage "Don't judge a book by it's cover" before. Most of us apply it's wisdom in many different situation, but when it comes to invisible illnesses those words are often forgotten. Although I might look great today, remember that pain is something you can't see and each person feels... Continue Reading →

Flareups can cause an anxiety attack

The only thing that's certain about fibromyalgia is that it's unpredictable. When you have flareups of symptoms it can cause you to have an anxiety attack. It can make you feel like you are choking and shaking all over and every touch feels like you've been hit by a baseball bat. What can cause flareups?... Continue Reading →

Don’t quit

No matter what is your situation in life, whether you are fighting a chronic illness or mental illness or both, life can sometime feel like a burden and each day can feel like a challenge. Don't quit. My struggle often makes it a challenge just to get myself to work in the morning and it... Continue Reading →

Menstrual Cycle and Fibromyalgia

I wanted to talk about our menstrual cycle and Fibromyalgia. This comes from my own observation only and not from actual medical research. You have been warned. Every time I start my time of the month, I get really bad migraines and my Fibromyalgia flares up. Pain hits another heightened level. Last night I was... Continue Reading →

Migraines is more than having a headache

Migraines is more than having a headache. A migraine is characterized by headaches that can be very intense and last from four hours to several days. Headaches are often accompanied by nausea, dizziness, visual disturbances and hypersensitivity to noise or light. During a migraine your head throbs, and you may feel sick to your stomach... Continue Reading →

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