A Prophylactic for Migraine Headaches, Part 2

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Oct
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Botany:

Feverfew belongs to the family Asteraceae and in modern botanical literature is referred to by Tanacetum parthenium. It is an aromatic perennial that grows from 20 to 60 centimeters tall, has greenish yellow two- to five-lobed leaves and flowers that resemble those of chamomile. It is a native of Europe and was naturalized in North and South America in the nineteenth century. It should be noted that there are at least three different chemotypes of this species, two of which do not contain the purported active principle parthenolide.

A Prophylactic for Migraine Headaches, Part 1

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Oct
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What is a Migraine Headache?

Various types of headache are related to each other as a continuum of cerebrovascular disorders; different types of migraine headaches occupy a sub-region of these maladies. The name migraine refers to the frequent occurrence of headache on one side (hemi-half) of the head (cranium).

Preparing Baby’s Siblings

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Jul
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What can I do to include them?

There are many ways to include your older children and make them feel a part of your pregnancy and birth. Here are some, shared by Moms Online members:

Indiana Insurance Information

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Jun
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The Legislature of the state of Indiana created the Indiana Comprehensive Health Insurance Association (ICHIA) to offer residents of the state, through the participation of health insurance companies, a program of health insurance. This program is designed for Indiana residents who experience problems in obtaining or keeping health insurance due to a medical condition.

Making a Low Back Pain Diagnosis

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Jun
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The physician may ask about the details concerning the pain, which will help determine the cause of the LBP. Some questions may include:
What is the character and intensity of the pain?

Coping With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Jun
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My 11-year-old child, JP, has chronic fatigue syndrome. He has no tolerance for dairy products, and he gets frequent headaches. He also gets hot spots, especially on his hands, feet and ears.

Benign Brain Tumor Triggers Fits. Part 2

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May
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One woman, a 34-year-old whose daily “giggling attacks” began at age 4, described the symptom as a “tickling inside my head” that could be suppressed. By age 25, these episodes would sometimes be followed by a seizure. Drugs have reduced seizure frequency, but the woman still has 10- to 15-second bouts of suppressed giggling up to 10 times daily.

Benign Brain Tumor Triggers Fits. Part 1

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May
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While a growth on the brain is no laughing matter, one type of tumor-like mass may trigger mild epileptic seizures and also give patients the giggles, Australian doctors report.

Women and Heart Disease

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May
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Heart disease is not just a problem for men; it’s the No. 1 cause of death for women. It’s easy to misinterpret or ignore the symptoms, so pay attention to these early warning signs:

Learning about Stroke

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May
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The most important person in your health care is you. You can help protect yourself from stroke by learning all about it. Turn to the following resources for help: