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Histamine

I really think the more I learn the less I understand.

Histamine gives me headaches.

My body makes histamine.

NSAIDS, opiates and some antibiotics force the body to release histamine. 51 more words

"What Everyone Should Know About People Living With Chronic Pain"

I desperately want to share this essay. Either via email to my parents, or as a general post on Facebook. I want my girlfriend to read it. 131 more words

Chronic Pain

Introspection: New Pain

Searing, burning pain in my abdomen. Cramps crashing down in waves, coming in and going out like the tide. Relentless ache in my thighs. The stabbing of a knife in my back when I bend. 102 more words

Chronic Pain

Introspection: Misdirected Concern

Tomorrow marks the first day of my fourth semester of college. There’s a lot to do this semester. I’m taking four or five classes (half of which I am currently waitlisted for, hence the ambiguity), mentoring for another course, and working the same job I had last semester. 275 more words

Chronic Pain

Interlude #3

I have lived in varying degrees of pain for nearly five years. I have taken medications that left me depressed, manic, anxious, nauseous, exhausted, anorexic, dizzy, cold, numb, and in pain. 317 more words

Chronic Pain

Introspection: Pain Scales

Am I the only one who is chronically confused by pain scales?

When this first started consulting with doctors, I was always asked what my pain rating was. 753 more words

Chronic Pain

Headache Disorders

Headache itself is a painful and often disabling feature of a relatively small number of primary headache disorders. It also occurs secondarily to a considerable number of other conditions. 334 more words

Migraine