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Teri Robert Patient Expert

Washington, West Virginia
Searching for help for my own out-of-control Migraines led me to a new career as a writer and... Full Bio
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Migraine, Other Health Issues, and Insurance by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches In the late 90's, my Migraines became chronic, leaving me with a debilitating Migraine five or six days a week. Those Migraines cost me my job and left me with pretty ... Read on »
Let's Talk Migraine - Useless Tweets and eBooks by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches How much would you pay for an eBook that contained valuable information that could help you with your Migraines? Whatever amount you have in mind, would you still pay ... Read on »
Migraine, Taking Breaks, and Cruising by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches For nearly 15 years now, I've been working as a patient educator and advocate in the area of Migraine and other Headache disorders. This is work I love, and one of the ... Read on »
Let's Talk Migraine - Triggers by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches We all know that doctors have less time to discuss our Migraines during our appointments these days. Still I'm still shocked when someone tells me that their doctors h ... Read on »
Quick Migraine Confabs - Daily Medications by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches "But I don't want to take daily meds for Migraines." That's a statement I hear on a regular basis. Guess what? I agree! I don't want to take medications every day for ... Read on »
For My Beautiful Migraine and Headache Family by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Problem Migraines and Headaches can really bring us down, not only physically, but emotionally as well. They can sap our strength, our self-confidence, sense of self-w ... Read on »
Migraine Medications, Insurance Coverage, and Profits by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches The recent issue with Aetna's coverage (or non-coverage) of Botox for Chronic Migraine made me think of the various problems I've had with my prescription medication c ... Read on »
Aetna and Botox for Chronic Migraine - What a Farce! by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Have I said that I'm thrilled not to have to depends on Aetna to cover my treatment for Chronic Migraine? No? Well, I am truly thrilled that my insurance coverage chan ... Read on »
How We Respond to Migraine & Headache Awareness Opportunities by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Research funding for Migraine and other Headache Disorders is woefully lacking. That's nothing new. Advocates have been working on this for years now. Something else adv ... Read on »
wikiHow Article on How to Fake A Migraine Insulting and Disgusting by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Those of us who live with Migraine and other headache disorders do our best to live in our society, something that's often beyond difficult. We live in a society where ... Read on »
Migraine Gem - Migraines and the "Big O" by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches For some unfortunate people, the "Big O" can trigger a Migraine or cause certain types of headaches. That really stinks, right? Right ... Read on »
Migraine Gem - The Possible Phases of a Migraine by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches What do you think of when you think of a Migraine attack? The headache? Maybe the Migraine aura? There are actually four possible ... Read on »
Migraine Gem - Thyroid and Other Endocrine Hormones by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Migraines and headaches don't exist in a bubble. Comorbid conditions (conditions that we can have at the same time, but these conditions ... Read on »
Happy Holidays to My Migraine and Headache Family by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches As my gift to the online Migraine and Headache Community, I've made two gift donations... If you'd like to know more about why I ... Read on »
Atena Denied Botox for My Migraines - What?! by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Flash back to last November when I had 25 days of Migraines and headaches. Not pretty, not pleasant, not conducive to even having a life. ... Read on »
Migraine Gem - The Impact of Gastric Stasis by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches For some time, it was theorized that the nausea that many people occur during a Migraine attack may, in part, be caused by gastric stasis ... Read on »
Migraine Gem - Migraine and Vasodilation by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches For many years, the prevalent theory about Migraines was the "vascular theory," which was that Migraines occurred due to a fraction of a ... Read on »
Migraine Gem - Trigger Foods by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Did you know that some foods and beverages can trigger a Migraine up to 48 hours after being consumed? Identifying and managing our tri ... Read on »
Migraine Gems - Diagnosing Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), aka pseudotumor cerebri can cause headaches and trigger Migraines. When Migraineurs have ... Read on »
Migraine Gem - Meds and Serotonin Syndrome by Teri Robert Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Migraine & Headaches Combining Migraine abortive medications such as the triptans - Imitrex (sumatriptan), Maxalt (rizatriptan), Zomig (zolmitriptan), Amerge ... Read on »