TheraSpecs eyewear help with migraines, headaches, eyestrain, and other issues triggered or worsened by fluorescent lighting, computer and device screens, or sunlight.
Posted by Greg Bullock on 24th Mar 2017
It can be hard enough dealing with the physical pain of migraine and other invisible illnesses, but it can be just as difficult when you feel as though people do not understand or even minimize your condition. That's what makes these six quotes extra sweet because they perfectly capture the imperfections, challenges, and victories faced by those with chronic and invisible pain. We hope they can inspire you the way they do all of us here at TheraSpecs.
We want to hear from you: What are some of your favorite quotes? How would you describe your experiences with migraine or invisible illness? What advice would you give to others? Respond in the comment section below the post!
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It seems like clockwork these days where I see an article or blog where the headline casually draws a comparison between a mundane, everyday occurrence and a migraine attack. This week, I had the opportunity to choose a favorite between “Don’t Let that Fender Bender Become a Migraine” or “Re-Branding? How to Attract without A [...]
The doctor’s office can be a blessing and a curse. It can be a place where a person seeks solace from or answers for the pain of migraine or other headache disorder, but unfortunately it can also be a place that aggravates their symptoms. In particular, harsh lighting gets a lot of attention; whether it [...]
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Researchers in China have authored a new study1 on the benefit of acupuncture as a treatment for migraines, and the study has even made it to some high profile online networks, including CNN. We take a closer look at the findings of the study and what past research has shown on the ancient Chinese medical [...]