June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month This is a quick blog to let you know some great sites for head pain. Take the time to research new treatment options. Here’s my story on how I went from using the same abortive medications for years to using a preventative injection that has reduced my … Continue reading National Migraine & Pain Headache Awareness Month
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Now What? 3 months since brain surgery… ~ Hole cut in my skull ~ 5 arteries moved ~ Teflon inserted ~ Titanium plate inserted ~ 17 days later trigeminal nerve pain returned ~ 42 days later all nerve pain returned AND more… ~ Failure AND I’m also recovering from brain surgery SAD ANGRY … Continue reading My Brain Surgery Didn’t Work. Now What?
A quick blog today. My video of my TN story posted today on the US Pain Foundation's site. Click here to view the video. Please know that there are many organizations putting research dollars into your chronic pain disease and offering helpful ideas on how to thrive in your daily life. I am thinking of … Continue reading Trigeminal Neuralgia and Chronic Pain
In honor of attention being focused on those who live with chronic pain, I thought I would make a quick list of sites that are concentrating on helping you improve your life! American Chronic Pain Association – In 2001, the ACPA led a coalition to establish September as Pain Awareness Month and they succeeded. The … Continue reading Sites Talking About Pain Awareness Month
Taser like pains raged through my body. The Taser like pains raged through my head again. My medications seemed to be less effective as time passed with this permanent and incurable disease of Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN). I told others that it felt like a Taser was shot into my head. People with neuralgia pain will … Continue reading Tasers, Metaphors and Chronic Pain