Lumbar Puncture can be a scary procedure to face for the diagnosis of #CSFleak, Intracranial hypertension, central nervous system dysfunction and many neurological illnesses. Get the facts aobut this procedure now, from beginning to end, so you know what to expect.
Four of my poems about what it's like to experience chronic illness, pain or particular symptoms are being displayed on The Unchargeables right now and with permisson, I have reprinted them here. I don't usually discuss the meaning behind my poems, but I wanted to offer a little explanation of each for those who aren't … Continue reading The Poetry of Pain
Headaches are a prevalent complaint among EDSers and it seems there's no end to the possible reasons for them; including the very medications used to treat them. In fact, the very reason no more than 11 triptans a month are prescribed to migraine patients is because taking too many triptans can actually cause headaches. This … Continue reading Could Medication Overuse Be Causing Your Headaches? Join a Study
This post was recently reviewed for accuracy and updated on 4/10/19 Head pain is an incredibly common problem for people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. I have struggled with head pain for so many years that I found it almost impossible to accurately identify where it hurt whenever I was examined by a neurologist. My head hurt … Continue reading Chronic Head Pain in EDS