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Acephalgic or Silent Migraines

Migraine_cast_200x200 The amount of information available about Migraines and other Headache disorders these days is staggering. Digesting it all can be challenging at best sometimes.

Many of us have problems reading when we don't feel well. Some of us also learn better when we hear material than when we read it. Today, I'm introducing a new type of podcast, an audio article. These are articles that have already been published online and found helpful. By publishing it as a podcast also, we hope to extend its reach and helpfulness.

To start this series, we're starting with one of the "Basics" articles that have proven to be helpful to many readers, Acephalgic or Silent Migraine - The Basics.

Ready for our newest podcast? Here it is - Download Acephalgic_or_Silent_Migraine.mp3 (9408.4K). In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately.

You can also listen to MigraineCast from iTunes, download it to your iPod, and subscribe to our podcast. In iTunes, enter MigraineCast in the search box -- OR, click on this iTunes button - MigraineCast.

While you're here, please take a look to your right on the page where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

Until next time, live well!

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Migraine and Stigma, Part 2

Migraine_cast_200x200 Welcome to MigraineCast the podcast brought to you by Teri Robert and HelpForHeadaches.com.

Last week, I published our podcast, Migraine and Stigma, Part 1. Migraines and stigma is a vitally important topic, and the podcast was long enough that I broke it into two episodes.

A research poster was presented at the American Headache Society's 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting in June. This research looked at the stigma associated with Migraines and it's severity. What did the eresearchers find? What can we do about it? My guests for this podcast were Dr. WIlliam B. Young and Dr. Jung E. Park of the Jefferson Headache Center in Philadelphia. This topic is so important that the podcast was rather long, so I've broken it into two episodes. We published Part 1 last week; this is Part 2.

Ready for our newest podcast, the second part of last week's ? Here it is! Download Migraine and Stigma Part 2.mp3 (9901.6K). In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately. (In my experience, podcasts load and play fastest in Firefox.)

You can also listen to MigraineCast from iTunes, download it to your iPod, and subscribe to our podcast. In iTunes, enter MigraineCast in the search box -- OR, click on this iTunes button - MigraineCast. Please note that it can take a few hours for podcasts to show up in iTunes after being posted here.

While you're here, please take a look to your right on the page where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

Additional information:

As promised in the podcast, here are some links for information that you can use to help educate others about Migraine disease and other headache disorders:


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Migraine and Stigma, Part 1

Migraine_cast_200x200 Welcome to MigraineCast the podcast brought to you by Teri Robert and HelpForHeadaches.com..

If you have Migraines or another headache disorder, or if you know or care about someone who does, you probably already know that there's a horrible stigma associated with Migraine disease. Migraineurs are too often dismissed as being lazy, faking, seeking drugs, and more.

A research poster was presented at the American Headache Society's 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting in June. This research looked at the stigma associated with Migraines and it's severity. What did the eresearchers find? What can we do about it? My guests for this podcast were Dr. WIlliam B. Young and Dr. Jung E. Park of the Jefferson Headache Center in Philadelphia. This topic is so important that the podcast was rather long, so I've broken it into two episodes. This week, we have Migraine and Stigma, Part 1. We'll bring you Migraine and Stigma, Part 2, next week.

Ready for our newest podcast? Here it is! Download Migraine and Stigma Part 1.mp3 (15597.1K). In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately. (In my experience, podcasts load and play fastest in Firefox.)

You can also listen to MigraineCast from iTunes, download it to your iPod, and subscribe to our podcast. In iTunes, enter MigraineCast in the search box -- OR, click on this iTunes button - MigraineCast. Please note that it can take a few hours for podcasts to show up in iTunes after being posted here.

While you're here, please take a look to your right on the page where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

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Migraines, Headaches, and Sleep: A VideoCast

Migraine_Cast_175Welcome to MigraineCast, brought to you by Teri Robert and HelpForHeadaches.com.

One of the most essential elements of Migraine and headache management is trigger identification and management. Why? Because some triggers are avoidable, and we want to avoid every Migraine and headache we can.

The importance of good sleep -- the right amount for each of us, regular sleep schedules, and good quality sleep - is overlooked all too often. Migraine and headache expert Dr. John Claude Krusz all discusses sleep with of his patients. 

Sleep is the topic of this podcast. I'm trying something new today, a video podcast. Feel free to comment on this blog entry and let me know what you think!

Ready for our newest podcast? Here it is! Download Migraines Headaches and Sleep.mp4 (6014.5K). In some browsers, podcasts sometimes load a bit slowly, so please be patient. (In my experience, podcasts load and play most quickly in Firefox.)

You can also listen to MigraineCast from iTunes, download it to your iPod, and subscribe to our podcast. In iTunes, enter MigraineCast in the search box, or click on this iTunes button MigraineCast. While you're here, please take a look to your right on this page, where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

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Using the Term Migraine "Cure"

Migraine_cast_200x200Welcome to MigraineCast the podcast brought to you by Teri Robert and HelpForHeadaches.com..

For quite some time now, the use of the term Migraine "cure" has been a topic of heated discussion, disagreement, and even some heated arguments that ended up in defamatory and libelous comments being slung around online.

Is Migraine disease curable? Is the use of the term Migraine "cure" ever acceptable. That's the topic of this podcast.

Ready for our newest podcast? Here it is! Download Using the Term Migraine Cure.mp3 (6778.7K). In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately. (In my experience, podcasts load and play fastest in Firefox.)

You can also listen to MigraineCast from iTunes, download it to your iPod, and subscribe to our podcast. In iTunes, enter MigraineCast in the search box -- OR, click on this iTunes button - MigraineCast. Please note that it can take a few hours for podcasts to show up in iTunes after being posted here.

While you're here, please take a look to your right on the page where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

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The Migraine Research Foundation and Their Sweepstakes

Migraine_cast_200x200Welcome to MigraineCast the podcast brought to you by Teri Robert, HelpForHeadaches.com, and MyMigraineConnection.com.

There's no question that we need more research into Migraine disease and other headache disorders -- what causes them, what goes on in our brains during a Migraine or headache, and how to treat Migraine and other headache disorders.

There's also no question that, especially in today's economy, it's difficult at best to find that research. That's where the Migraine Research Foundation comes in. The MRF is dedicated to funding Migraine research.

My guests for today's podcast are Joan Kaplan and Sam Yates from the Migraine research foundation. We discuss the sweepstakes the MRF is conducting to raise funds for research and how the MRF operates...

Ready for our newest podcast? Here it is! Download Migraine Research Foundation Sweepst.mp3 (4092.4K). In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately. (In my experience, podcasts load and play fastest in Firefox.)

You can also listen to MigraineCast from iTunes, download it to your iPod, and subscribe to our podcast. In iTunes, enter MigraineCast in the search box -- OR, click the pink "Subscribe in iTunes" button to your right.

While you're here, please take a look to your right on the page where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

Until next time, Live Well!


Don't Ignore Head Trauma and Headaches

Migraine_cast_200x200Welcome to MigraineCast the podcast brought to you by MyMigraineConnection.com and the HealthCentral Network.

The recent death of wife, mother, and actress Natasha Richardson has brought the issue of minor head trauma to the bright light of the news. Ms. Richardson was skiing on a beginners slope in Canada with her children when she fell. She laughed, got up, said she was fine, and refused medical care. About an hour later, she developed a headache and was taken to the closest hospital. That hospital soon transferred her to a hospital with a trauma center. Later, she was transferred to a New York hospital so her family could be with her in what would be her last hours.

What happened to Richardson happens all too often. Even though she didn't hit her head very hard and felt fine at first, the blow to her head caused a traumatic brain injury, an epidual hematoma. That occurs when blood pools between the skull and the thick lining of the brain. When injuries such as Richardson's are treated early, the results are usually good, and the patient recovers. However, if treatment is delayed, the outcome is not good because the damage has already begun...

Ready for our newest podcast? Here it is! Download Treat Head Trauma and Headache.mp3 (9374.2K). In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately. (In my experience, podcasts load and play fastest in Firefox.)

While you're here, please take a look to your right on the page where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

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Understanding Even When YOU Don't Have Migraines

Migraine_cast_200x200Our new podcast is up and ready for you!

Welcome to MigraineCast the podcast brought to you by MyMigraineConnection.com and the HealthCentral Network.

Today's podcast is a bit different. Yes, it's for Migraineurs -- people who have Migraine disease -- but it's also for people who don't have Migraines.

If you have family members, friends, or coworkers who have Migraines, you need to know that what you do or don't do can have an enormous effect on their lives.

So, today, I want to tell talk with you about what Migraines are and how people and things in their environment can help or hurt Migraineurs...

Ready for our newest podcast? Here it is! Download MigraineCastUnderstanding.mp3 (14156.2K) . In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately. (In my experience, podcasts load and play fastest in Firefox.)

While you're here, please take a look to your right on the page where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

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Migraine as an Invisible Illness

Migraine_cast_200x200This week's podcast is up and ready for you!

Welcome to MigraineCast the weekly podcast brought to you by MyMigraineConnection.com and the HealthCentral Network.

One of the biggest challenges faced by people with Migraines and chronic headaches is the level of understanding of those around them. Migraineurs often say that only other Migraineurs can understand them and what Migraines do to their lives.

One reason for that is that Migraine disease and chronic headaches are "invisible" illnesses. Yes, people can sometimes see that we're in pain, but the illness, the source of the pain, isn't something they can see or feel for themselves. We don't have a visible wound or any visible scars. We don't need crutches or a wheel chair, or other assistive devices. Let's take a look at invisible illness...

Ready for this week's podcast? Here it is! Download Invisible_Illness.mp3  . In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately. (In my experience, podcasts load and play fastest in Firefox.)

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Is Stress a Migraine Trigger?

Migraine_cast_200x200This week's podcast is up and ready for you!

Welcome to MigraineCast the weekly podcast brought to you by MyMigraineConnection.com and the HealthCentral Network. This week, we're taking a look the relationship between stress and Migraine disease.

There is some controversy as to whether stress is an actual trigger. The International Headache Society has moved it from their list of triggers to their list of exacerbating factors on the premise that it doesn't by itself trigger Migraines but it does make us more susceptible to our triggers. So, what does it matter if stress is an actual trigger or an exacerbating factor that makes us more susceptible to our triggers?...

Ready for this week's podcast? Here it is! Download is_stress_a_trigger.mp3. In some browsers, podcasts can be a bit slow to load, so please be patient if it doesn't load immediately. (In my experience, podcasts load and play fastest in Firefox.)

While you're here, please take a look to your right on the page where you'll see a variety of ways you can subscribe to our podcast.

Until next week, Live Well!