Ngly touching memoir I m dying to know if Komen
has continued her research on the neurological cau When someone suffers with chronic pain andor illness it feels the world continued her research on the neurological cau When someone suffers with chronic pain andor illness it feels the world out there and we are stuck in here ALONE As Ms Kamen points out not only are we not alone but there are millions of us suffering in silence with these invisible illnessesShe details the history of medicine as it relates to such illnesses and pain specially women but also allows the reader to feel heshe is a part of a greater world that includes so many who are suffering She intersperses her own story with intricately researched segments on the history of chronic daily headachemigraine and medicine as a whole as it relates to this condition and other similar ones of pain and illnessWhat I liked so much about her book were the sim Great read I would recommend it to anyone with an interest in the world of headaches chronic pain or the world of medicine This is a memoir of Paula Kamen who one day got a headache That never went away
"She Covers Her Trips To "covers her trips to sorts of specialists traditional and non traditional Her uestioning of self medicine and the headache It gets a bit thick at times but I really njoyed. By doctors who frustrated themselves periodically declared her pain psychosomatic she came to understand the plight of the millions who suffer chronic pain in its many forms Full of self deprecating humor and razorsharp reporting All in My Head is the remarkable story of patience acceptance and perseverance in the face of terrifying pa. ,
I like how the science and anecdotal and xperiential was all tied up in the story More interesting to read than a textbook style in the story More interesting to read than a textbook style on headache info There was a lot of info here on a wide array of approaches and it hits on the research and science of Cabaret: A Roman Riddle each as well as public opinion Reading about the uest for a cure for chronic pain from someonelse s perspective is validating and strangely comforting but I wish I d read it before I went through an almost identical
10 Year Uest Foryear uest for own chronic pain She s in Chicago I m in Texas but they must clone the Drs and alternative practitioners
Because I Could Swear II could swear I to the xact same ones It was very funny in parts but I would have found it funnier if it hadn t been so frustratingly damn true Take away from this book with pain like this in the nd you can t let it define you you have to get inventive and find ways to co xist with it because it defies a simple cure or really any kind of cure and stay away from the pain drugs because they rarely work long term and just give you a boat load of problems I already knew all this but someone could be saved a lot of frustration by reading this book first before they set out on the. At the age of twenty four Paula Kamens life changed in an instant While she was putting in her contacts the left lens disturbed a constellation of nerves behind her ye The pain was piercing than that of any other headache she had All Roads Lead Home everxperienced More than a decade later she still has a headache the xact same headache From surgery to. Ir own uest If you re dealing with migrainesheadaches or other chronic pain this is a great read It helps you remember that you re not alone and that other people are going through crazy healthcare journeys as well It s also very informative with a great deal of research This is by some distance
"The Best Account Of Living "best account of living a chronic illness I ve ver read Every day to day social and political aspect of living with a chronic illness is illustrated in a way that is somehow both clearly thought out and often xtremely funny This book had a very weak start that never nding not that interesting The Mephisto Threat (Paul Tallis elementary school story and I kept starting and stopping this book for years Finally I was able to get over a weak beginning and really get into it and omg I m glad I did It is a fantastic book By thend I was so upset that it was nding because I was so into it If you like medical memoirs for
whatever crazy reason this one is like the best one outcrazy reason this one is like the best one out Just delicious I don t think I could read it again because it s dense this is an intellectual writing so don t xpect kitchen table talk And it s long But wow a beautiful book Amazingly informative resolutely mpowering and surprisi. A battery of Botox injections to a dousing of Lithuanian holy water from a mountain of pharmaceutical products to aromatherapy and ven a vibrating hat All in My Head chronicles the sometimes frightening usually absurd and always ineffective remedies Kamen like so many others tried in order to relieve the pain Beleaguered and frustrated. .