Looks like it was LYME the whole time

UPDATE: It turns out I did not have Lyme Disease. I’m leaving this up for history’s sake. In the future I’m hoping to write a research based articles with some of the difficulties with Lyme diagnosis and treatment. Stay tuned, I’ll post it here when it is done.

 

Since my last …

Cortical Spreading Depression & Migraine: the 60 year war & the wave of the future

10194_2013_Article_306_Fig1_HTMLCortical Spreading Depression (CSD) is one of the more well supported and researched theories when it comes to the cause of migraine aura. When I first read about it in recently published articles and news reports it sounded new, however, CSD …

The Mankoski Pain Scale

I searched far and wide for a pain scale that made sense to me and ended up with the Mankoski Pain Scale which was developed for Endometriosis sufferers. I finally had language to go with the numbers, and a tool I could hand a provider if they weren’t sure what …

Reglan and Anti-Psychotics for Migraine? Yup!

reglan-side-effects-1You may already be taking an anti-psychotic medication for migraine and not even know it. Reglan, generic name Metoclopramide, has been gaining popularity in migraine treatment over the past decade, and for good reason.

Metoclopramide is actually in the same …