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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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In Austin, Texas by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I have to apologize to anyone and everyone who ever stops by here and/or comments on my blog. For some reason, I was not getting notifications as to when someone would leave ... Read on »
Comments.... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I have not blogged in a long ass time, I know - I am thinking I am going to get back into it. Just not today - today is try like hell to get your taxes done day. Anyway, I j ... 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 »
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 »
Lumbar Puncture - the good, the bad, and the very painful by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches It's been a month since I had my lumbar puncture. It has taken me a while to feel "normal" again - although my normal and a healthy persons normal are two very different t ... Read on »
30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Each year, National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week is observed to educate the public and raise awareness about invisible illnesses. One of the blogging activities th ... 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 »
Back by popular demand....well, maybe just back. by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Wow! I have not written in a very long time. Too long....and probably too long to catch up in one post. On the Migraine front, I am seeing a Migraine specialist in NJ. Sh ... Read on »
Help Your Local Shelter! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches As some of you may know, my husband Shawn and I work at our local animal pound on the weekends. We have some video of some of the animals up on our You Tube Page , but th ... Read on »
Head hurts by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Today I don't think will be a good day. I'm tired, my head hurts and I am very dizzy. More to come later. Read on »
Headache on the Hill is 2 Weeks Away!!! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Are you signed up for your action alerts? Teri Robert wrote a great share post over at My Migraine Connection letting you know how to sign up for Action Alert emails. We re ... Read on »
Awards and things..... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches My friend MJ over at Rhymes with Migraine awarded me a Lemonade award! This is for "blogging with the attitude of gratitude". I love that we have little ... Read on »
My New Migraine Specialist! by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches When I see a new doctor, I try very hard not to get my hopes up too high because, usually I am let down. This was not the case with the Migriane Specialist I sa ... Read on »
E is for..... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Education! Education! Education! - the more you know about Migraine as a patient, the better treatment you can get for yourself. I am going to have shirts made that say "Ever ... Read on »
A Confession..... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I think I was a little too ambitious with the ABC's thing. I will get back to it. I have had no time and quite honestly feel like a truck hit me more often then not. I si ... 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 »
D is for.... by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Depression - Almost half of Migraineurs experience depression. Why wouldn't we? Being in pain more days then not can get very depressing and lonely. Not to mention some of t ... Read on »
C is for: by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Cluster Headaches: Severe attacks in head pain, unilaterally, lasting 15-180 minutes. Cluster headaches can occur more then once a day. See Cluster Headaches: The Basics Also ... Read on »
B is for: by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Basilar-type Migraine: BTM is a type of Migraine, a little more difficult to treat then some other Migraine or Migraine with aura Migraineurs. This is because most of th ... Read on »
A is for: by Eileen Gray Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Aura: Only about 25% of Migraineurs experience an aura. An aura can be different things to different sufferers. Visual issues such as flashing lights, floaters, zig ... Read on »