Managing pain begins with inward focus

Managing pain begins with inward focus

Are you in pain? Are you okay? Pain – whether short term, chronic pain, or intermittent pain can be one of the toughest symptoms we have to manage in life. Pain can be all-consuming. Millions of people experience significant pain every day. Dr. Beth Darnall, in...

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Call a timeout: Recharge your positive power

Call a timeout: Recharge your positive power

Where do you turn when the day is tough, the medical diagnosis is something in uncharted territory, or you have happy pregnancy news? Who’s your team? The relationships we foster with our friends, neighbors, and family can be looked at as the core of our influence,...

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Why must we fall to rise?

Why must we fall to rise?

I didn’t appreciate good health until I had experienced poor health. I guess the same could be said for other elements in life. Happiness – maybe it’s easier to count blessings and appreciate a kind, caring partner after experiencing an unhappy partner who weighed you...

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Discover the hidden blessings in change

Discover the hidden blessings in change

Change is something I love and loathe. In the most Breakfast Club of descriptions, I’m an adventurer, roll the dice, reserved, empathetic, and optimist at heart. Change challenges us. It tests us in ways we sure wouldn’t test ourselves. My life changed without notice...

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Knowledgeable RN helps migraine sufferers in hospital

Knowledgeable RN helps migraine sufferers in hospital

The Honest Migraine’s (THM) interview this month is with Lauren, a neurological intensive care RN. Lauren specializes in neurology, neurosurgery, migraines, headaches, strokes, brain tumors and other trauma related to brain and spine. Lauren’s experience with migraine...

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Neuro-rich foods beneficial; catching more zzz’s helpful

Neuro-rich foods beneficial; catching more zzz’s helpful

The role that foods we ingest play in our wellbeing is quite frankly, unparalleled. I’ve previously touched on toxins in the foods we eat, with the expert help of Dr. Nancy Klimas. Another valuable behavior interlinked with toxins is sleep. “The evidence that sleep is...

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