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With over 25 years and thousands of hours suffering, I’m going to share with you the top things that help. Use the 5 tools in my ebook as your starting point to help kick migraines to the curb.
Get forms you can print out to use for your own detective work, to take to the doctor's appointments with you, and to identify triggers and patterns.
Simply confirm your subscription to get your link to my free 13 page e-book that you can download and print out or fill in online. It can be used again and again for records you can rely on.
Gain back control with some proven foundational principles from migraine experts and specialists. Learn natural (or better) alternatives to manage your migraines. Discover what you need to do to find a more sustainable long term strategy for a happier healthier life.
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You can use the calendar and medication notes almost every day to keep track of your migraine frequency, severity and triggers. Share these details with your doctor.
Use the neck and back
exercises and the meditations every day to stretch out your tense
muscles and relax them.
The medication tracker is essential for when you need to trial new medications and for new doctors or specialists you see. I provide more details in the tool kit. These 5 things have been crucial to me over the years, so I hope you find them helpful too.
Surviving Chronic Migraine will provide a safe place to express yourself, stay up to date on
the most recent research, and find solutions.
The impact of migraine goes far beyond the pain and I strive to cover all areas - coping skills for life - so that you can live well despite migraines.
Not just to survive or cope with them but to thrive happily! Resilience is key. As a professional counselor I regularly teach these coping skills. We need these skills more than anyone else (migraines can be brutal and soul destroying) to learn resilience.
We need to bounce back again and again, on every level.
In Surviving Chronic Migraine, I'll cover all the areas that need to be taken into consideration when you are learning to deal with, confront, and find effective treatment help for migraines.
Building an effective chronic pain management strategy is essential. It can often require a whole network of people to help you through it. Choosing to take a holistic approach could help you achieve the best results to living a fulfilling and healthy life in spite of having migraines.
We'll cover all of that.
I am a chronic migraine sufferer. It took me over 15 years to be able to say that, accept it and be 'OK' with it instead of feeling ashamed. Ashamed of being sick, ashamed of not finding my 'cure'. Acceptance can be hard.
And with all the alternatives available, with so many that don't work, it's easy to become skeptical and get desperate for some relief.
I've been there... I spent 20 out of 30 days each month in migraine (for 26 years), but with the addition of the right triptan pain medication my life changed significantly.
And now with menopause they've gone completely. I have a few headaches here and there... and I know just how lucky I am. I take aspirin now! Just an aspirin, but I still carry my abortives with me everywhere. Just in case.
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