What Type of Migraine Is Your Child Experiencing? From the Diamond Clinic

My first migraine attack happened at age five, a mere child. In a way I was lucky that I experienced aura with mine. That one symptom made it easier to diagnose and treat. However, many children have migraine and their symptoms go unrecognized.

The Diamond Headache Clinic in Chicago recently put together a slide show on the topic of migraine and children. Symptoms and treatment for migraine, abdominal migraine, tension-type and cluster are discussed in this slide show. It can help parents understand the symptoms presented in children and adolescents. I thank Diamond for asking me to share this information with you. You can learn more about the Diamond Headache Clinic here.

 

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Embody Empathy This Pain Awareness Month

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Do you embody empathy when you cross paths with others? The homeless person in the subway station carrying a backpack and all of his worldly possessions in a shopping cart. The mother with a screaming kid in the grocery store. The woman who parked in the handicapped space, but walked into the store unassisted. We’ve…

Photo Fridays- Never Let Your Pain Go To Waste

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This picture is being sold as part of a fundraising effort between the US Pain Foundation and 540WMain, a non-profit run by my dear friend Calvin Eaton in Rochester, NY. Learn more about this project and how to purchase artwork by those who have chronic pain conditions.

Photo Fridays- Migraine.com Connexion Conference

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