Do you often find yourself having trouble deciphering if the pain you’re feeling is just a bad headache or a migraine? Don’t worry — you aren’t alone. Headaches and migraines can be difficult to distinguish, even for practiced healthcare providers. Being a family medicine physician and migraine sufferer myself, I’ve seen the full spectrum of … Continue reading My head hurts! Is it a migraine or just a normal headache?
As a healthy woman, having a stroke isn’t something that I think about often. Though I could definitely be labeled a hypochondriac, stroke doesn’t top the list of what I usually worry about. But it turns out that I have an elevated risk of having a stroke sometime during my life. Why? Because I have … Continue reading What Migraines Can Tell You About Your Risk for Stroke