My Experience with Medication Overuse Headache

By Maria - Migraines have been a part of my life since I was about 8 years old. As I have grown older they have gotten worse and worse over the years. For as long as I can remember during my childhood years, my head pain was just that: a painful head a few days … Continue reading My Experience with Medication Overuse Headache

My Head Hurts

By Mizgin - It was the absolute worst when I was trying to teach a poetry lesson in class and suddenly felt the pressure come along. Vivid, bright, zig-zag lines started forming in my left eye and I knew it was there to last at least half an hour. I had to ask my students … Continue reading My Head Hurts

Migraines & Sleep Apnea: A Connection Worth Considering

By Dana - Migraines and sleep problems go together. According to the American Migraine Foundation, migraineurs are between two and eight times more likely to have difficulty sleeping. Chronic sleep problems could indicate a disorder like sleep apnea, where breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep. Many people associate sleep apnea with overweight, middle-aged men who … Continue reading Migraines & Sleep Apnea: A Connection Worth Considering