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evil i. Patient Expert

New York City, New York
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One Day My Blog Will Have Something to Say About This by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches With apologies to the Log Lady, but I've been heavily medicated today.... This morning I had my 2nd worst migraine ever. My 1st worst migraine was also my 1st migraine that ... Read on »
I wanna new drug by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I realize that this will sound like a #FirstWorldProblem, but by last Fall I had finally reached my tipping point of patience with my terrible horrible issue of...facial swe ... Read on »
More allergies by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Like everyone else across the country, or at least on the east coast(ish), allergies are hellacious this season. With a temperate winter without a few good, long freezes, al ... Read on »
I think I am allergic to everything by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Ok, maybe not EVERYTHING, but lately it sure feels like it. Since getting allergy tested in January at the advice of my neurologist, I've discovered that I am allergic/sensi ... Read on »
QUINOA FOREVER! by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I already am obsessed with quinoa, but this article has me convinced to add it to every meal! I am reading more and more about magnesium and migraines, but it is still no ... Read on »
Migraine Mania! by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches No, really. I haven't posted in a while because I've been doing well, because I've been so busy going from gig to gig that if I get a migraine it usually waits until a da ... Read on »
I was trapped under something heavy! by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Wow - I cannot believe its been almost THREE MONTHS since I last wrote here. But, seriously, I was working so much and so many crazy long hours that we should all give thanks ... Read on »
More thoughts on stress by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Not surprisingly, stress can do a real number on your system. We all know this fact. But WOW, have I ever been experiencing just how many tricks stress has up it's sleeve (j ... Read on »
Sumatriptastic! by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Update: I took my scrip to the Walgreens pharmacy, a bit of heaven for those of us accustomed to the third world country that is the Duane Reade pharmacy experience. As it t ... Read on »
A few more reasons to hope by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches One: I've heard the rumor that generic sumatriptan (Imitrex) is now on the market. This may be small news for those with excellent prescription plans, but for me this is reas ... Read on »
Really?!?!?!? by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches So I was trying to give this new Pope a pass since he likes cats and wears oddly whimsical red Prada shoes, but this article takes the cake (or host, or whatever). The Vatica ... Read on »
Breaking News: relaxing helps keep migraines at bay by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Yeah, who knew? In my ongoing love affair with my new iPhone, MN recently downloaded the "Custom Hypnosis" application from iTunes on a complete whim. I just tried the lite ... Read on »
Not with a bang but a whimper by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Welcome, 2009! My new year was less party-party and more icepack/blackout mask/drugs/CSI marathon. Ah, yes. The migraine which began Sunday evening abated briefly yesterday ... Read on »
Hormones update! Wheee! by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches A while back I posted about my migraine frustrations as related to my girly business, and am happy to say that I've yielded some splendid results. At the blessing of my gir ... Read on »
A Very Migraine Christmas by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches I love Christmastime. But I have to admit that a little part of me fears it, because I am conscious that the big M might be waiting for me around any corner. Okay, maybe " ... Read on »
Migraines may cut breast cancer rick by 30%! Huh. by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches WOW, thanks to the lovely M for this great article about a recent study on women, breast cancer, and migraines. "In a puzzling twist, women who have a history of migraine ... Read on »
On Being A Girl by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Being a girl has its advantages, like having boobs (the best accessory ever), but I find the biggest disadvantage has got to be hormones. Damn them! As I've been charting ... Read on »
Am I being tested?!?! by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches What a week! I had a low-grade migraine every day, or perhaps the same one decided to spend 6 days with me. Now, my definition of a "low-grade migraine" is a migraine with a ... Read on »
blerg. by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches 100 mg of Imitrex this weekend...so far. Arghh. Read on »
Category 4 Migraine by evil i. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Hurricane season terrifies me, and not because I live on a barrier island (though one day, perhaps...Outer Banks: I mean you). Changing pressure systems equal migraine breedi ... Read on »