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The information on this site is intended for the general public for educational and support purposes only. It is not medical advice of any kind and should not be substituted for the advice of your physician. Information on this site does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement with respect to any company or product.

Most articles and product reviews on this site are written by medical writer and patient advocate Teri Robert (not a licensed health care provider). Some are co-authored by Migraine and headache specialist Dr. John Claude Krusz. At the end of each article, you will find the the name(s) of the authors and sources of medical/scientific data used in the writing of the content.

About Teri Robert
Patient advocate and writer Teri Robert's career moved in this direction when her own Migraine disease spun out of control in the late 90s. Faced with debilitating Migraines and failed medical care, she hit the Internet for answers. She soon found that there was no one site that combined all she was looking for, and that there are sites with excellent information and sites with misinformation. It was at that time that she joined About.com as an opportunity to produce the site she was looking for. She remained there as their Guide to Headaches and Migraines for nearly seven years before joining the HealthCentral Network's MyMigraineConnection.com in 2007. In 2010, she joined the team at Migraine.com to blog about Migraines and answer patient questions.

Experience and affiliations:
Teri is a well known author and patient advocate and was awarded the National Headache Foundation's Patient Partners Award in 2004 for her "ongoing patient education, support and advocacy." She is one of four founding members and the current secretary of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy.

Teri's organizational memberships include:

She is an advocate for

Teri's first book, "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches," published by HarperCollins, was released in 2005 and remains a top selling book in the field.

Teri appeared on CNN Headline News Channel, during Prime News Tonight, in an educational segment about Migraine disease. She has also written for "The Pain Practitioner," the quarterly magazine of the American Academy of Pain Management, and currently writes patient education articles for the Texas Pain Society.

Education:
The need for current knowledge in this field is critical, especially since there is so much developing research. To satisfy that need, Teri is constantly studying medical journals and books and attends medical conferences on a regular basis. She has earned continuing education hours in this field from the American Headache Society, the Penn State College of Medicine, the Primary Care Network, the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences, and the Center for Health Care Education.

 

All content on this site is physician reviewed by John Claude Krusz, PhD, MD.

 

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Teri Robert, 2010. Last updated December 30, 2010.

 
Living Well With Migraine Disease & Headaches continues to be a top listed title in bookstores and online booksellers. For a description on the book or an Amazon link, click HERE. To read an excerpt from my book or other content, check our Supplemental Content Section.

 

Remember:

Optimal health care can be achieved
only when patients are educated
about their health and patients and
physicians work together as
treatment partners in an
atmosphere of mutual respect.


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