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Eileen Gray Patient Expert

Hopatcong, New Jersey
I have been suffering with Migraine disease since I was 13 years old. I went undiagnosed until I... Full Bio
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News: Topamax May Cause Birth Defects by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Good to know I just stopped taking it! Not that it would affect me now, since I'm not planning to have a child anytime soon, but still! Teri Robert wrote an articl ... Read on »
Off to Boston in the morning!!! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches So Teri and I are off to Boston in the morning for the 50t h annual American Headache Societyconference. This is Teri's fifth year attending and my first. I am so excited, I ... Read on »
Oh the holidays by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches So this holiday season was rough on me, migraine wise at least. I had a bad run from the Saturday before Christmas till, well, I may still be in it! I think I have had ... Read on »
Oh what an exciting Thanksgiving - how are we going to top this one next year? by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches So I didn't end up making it to my full "6 days no migraine" like I really thought I would. I don't know who I was kidding - I was prodrome for like 2 days....I guess I just ... Read on »
One hour? You've got to be kidding! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches So a friend of mine picked up one of those free little magazines that you get at the pharmacy.....I'm not sure what the name of it is, I don't think it's Prevention, but it's ... Read on »
Protect Migraineurs from compact fluorescent light bulbs by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Ok this is going to be super quick because I'm blogging at work, but I wanted you to know that Diana over at Somebody Heal Me put together an awesome petition against CFL's be ... Read on »
Seems like everyone has advice.... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Yes, I have an invisible illness. You can't see it, and if I didn't tell you I had it, you would probably never know. Even with Migraine Disease, I have managed to still ... Read on »
Shop for a cause!!! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches The Migraine Research Foundation has teamed up with Macy's shop for a cause event!! I received an email about it today! "Shopping Shouldn’t Be A Headache! MRF is ... Read on »
So much to say.... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I have not posted here in such a long time! I have so much to catch up on and still don't really have the time right now. The best thing that has happened recently is that I ... Read on »
Special K..... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Well, at least that's what the kids call it. Ah, yes, ketamine. I was recently reminded of this drug when I was over at the Migraine News Network which is also my ... Read on »
Support for Migraineurs!!! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Since becoming a host on My Migraine Connection, I've become very involved in wanting to do SOMETHING, ANYTHING, to raise awareness and support for migraine sufferers. I don ... Read on »
The ABC's of Migraine by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches So my friend Marijke Durning, RN over at Help My Hurt, did a nice ABC's of Pain blog post over the summer. Everyday during the ABC's posting, Help My Hurt had a new letter i ... Read on »
Things A Person With An Invisible Illness Hate To Hear by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches This is some of the top things I can't stand to hear from people who just don't "get it". It may be geared more twards Migraine, but I really want you all to add things yo ... Read on »
Ugh - Monday! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches So, It's Monday - after a nice long weekend and I'm tired! I can already feel my head throbbing. It's up the left side of my neck and into my left eye. I was in to work abou ... Read on »
Up and coming doctor visit by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I had gone to see my primary doctor a month or so ago and she referred me to a new neurologist, since the last headache specialist I saw was, well, horrible (don't worry, I ... Read on »
Using a capital M by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches My lovely friend over at My Migraine Connection, number one patient advocate (yes, that's right, she rocks!), Miss Teri Robert, has written an awesome Share Post about the ca ... Read on »
Went to the neuro today and.... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Everything went great! My migraines are improving. I've had less this month then in the previous 6 months!! We discussed options, and since this new Topamax/Amitriptyli ... Read on »
When Does It End? by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I have been away for too long again, I know. It just feels like every time I get ahead, I end up two steps behind. I was scheduled for shoulder surgery on 5/28. Unf ... Read on »
Wow a weekend went by and no pain! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I have no idea how that happend! But, I am on my 5th day of no migraine (please, keep clapping to a minimum) I have felt pretty good the last couple days. I really don't kno ... Read on »