This has been all over the news, but in case you haven’t seen it, the FDA has issued a warning on Ortho Evra, aka “the patch.” It releases higher level of hormones than previously reported, which puts women at higher risk for blood clots and other serious health problems. Hormonal birth is often used to… Continue reading Birth Control Patch Warning
This is a reader-submitted story. Want to share your 30 Things? Here’s how: Migraine & Headache Disorders 30 Things Meme. 1. My diagnosis is: Chronic migraine with intractable pain, being treated for cluster headaches 2. My migraine attack or headache frequency is: all day, every day. Several peaks of increased pain during the course of the… Continue reading 30 Things About my Life with Chronic Migraines
Raise migraine and headache awareness by sharing your 30 Things! Here’s how: Instructions and Submission Form for 30 Things for Migraine and Headache Awareness Curious about other readers’ stories? Here are all the 30 Things posts (in reverse chronological order) from this year and last. 30 Things posts have been coming in even though I haven’t promoted… Continue reading 30 Things for Migraine and Headache Awareness: Share Your Story!
What’s your story? Send an email with your name, age, headache disorder, and a little bit about yourself to kerrie [at] thedailyheadache [dot] com. I’ll follow up with some questions for you to answer. A few weeks ago, you saw the story of Francesca, a 15-year-old who has new daily persistent headache. Kate, Francesca’s mom,… Continue reading NDPH Stories: Mom of a Teenager With New Daily Persistent Headache
Since starting the NuvaRing to manage menstrually associated migraine attacks four years ago, I’ve recommended it to numerous women who have migraine without aura. The NuvaRing is more effective than birth control pills because it provides a steady dose of hormones, while hormone levels still fluctuate throughout the day with the pill. But recent reports… Continue reading NuvaRing for Menstrual Migraine: Blood Clot Risk?