Camille Marks shares her story about the ups and downs of living with vestibular migraine in hopes of raising awareness of this debilitating neurological disease. Learn how Camille reached the vestibular migraine diagnosis, how doctors believed a brain tumor was causing her symptoms, and what she’s learned in her life post-diagnosis. … Read More!
Instead of opening a gift for my birthday, I want to open up about something. I have a chronic vestibular disorder. I’ve unknowingly been suffering from migraines that have been damaging my balance system. I’ve been living with constant unsteady vision since 2011, and become increasingly prone to vertigo and motion sickness since I can remember. This condition has effected my entire physiology. Migraineurs don’t just lie in a dark room for hours or days and then return to normal. There are many different types of migraines and seemingly endless ways to suffer from them. … Read More!
If you’ve got dizziness, and especially if you’re a woman, you’ve probably run into people who don’t believe your symptoms are real. These people– doctors, family members, friends, co-workers– can be so quick to judge and determine that this debilitating, life-altering symptom is “all in your head,” just a figment of your imagination. … Read More!
This year, Hannah Greenberg and I signed up to participate in the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) Horseshoe Crab Survey along the Delaware Bayshore! Beyond the survey, we had a super herpy weekend filled with tons of frogs, turtles, and snakes! Plus, a handful of life birds pushed me past one of my goals for my 2016 Recovery Big Year. … Read More!
Earlier this week, I hit the jackpot in finding a somewhat ‘old’ podcast recording from the American Physical Therapy Association recorded in June, 2013, in which Dr. Carol Foster, Director of the Balance Laboratory at the University of Colorado Hospital, discusses all-things vestibular migraine. The interview downright knocked my socks off– there were Dr. Foster gave so many informative answers, some of which on topics I had never heard of! The final topic of the interview, specifically, blew me away. … Read More!