On Sunday, September 25th, Dr. Hutchinson competed in the 1/2 Iron Man competition at Imperial Beach (San Diego, CA) despite having started her day with a migraine. She credits her quick taking of her migraine specific medication for allowing her still compete. Dr. Hutchinson is very happy to report she came in first place in [...]
Last Saturday, August 6th, 2016, Dr. Susan Hutchinson appeared at the BlogHer16 conference at the JW Marriott Los Angeles as part of a panel sponsored by More To Migraine. Attendees took in a discussion about migraine, its impact, and resources to help manage it.
Summer months can be challenging for many migraine sufferers. Heat is a common trigger as is the glare of sunlight at the beach, lake, or outdoor pool. And for many, vacations turn into a nightmare of migraines from the stress of travel, changing time zones, being in a different environment, eating differently, and being out of one’s routine. Read more
This week in my practice I have interacted with many migraine patients having trouble setting boundaries. As a migraine sufferer and “overachiever,” I can relate. I am, by nature, a people pleaser and dislike confrontation or any interaction that is uncomfortable. I sacrifice my emotional and physical health to avoid discomfort. This seems to be common in migraine patients. Read more