Wash Your Damn Hands: Advice from my Immunologist

By Wanda - Concerning Coronavirus Disease 2019-2020 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has hit the world stage hard and fast. Since the first outbreak was seen in Wuhan, China through its current rapid spread in the United States, we have all watched the infections and death tolls rise, as well as store shelves empty of everything … Continue reading Wash Your Damn Hands: Advice from my Immunologist

The Link Between Migraine & Menstruation

By Mizgin - Did you know that around 50% of women who suffer with migraines say that their menstrual cycle affects their migraines? I was surprised to find this out and it helped me put things into perspective for myself. I did some research into the link between migraines and menstruation when my doctor asked … Continue reading The Link Between Migraine & Menstruation

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