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mookie101

732d

my name is Karen I suffer from chronic migraines

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    • butterfly_blues

      716d

      @mookie101 message me

    • Christie86

      730d

      I some similar to that when my migraine hurt in a certain spot when I touch it it get worst my neurologist put me on pain killers and some kind of medicine I have to take twice a day to prevent the migraine but it doesn't work I still have to take pain killers

    • brainy

      730d

      I have chronic migraines. Certain food, drinks, scents, exercises, stress and lack of sleep. A lot of the food I love to eat are what's causing to trigger my migraine. So I limit my intake of food I love. I was put on different kinds of medication and none ever worked. My migraine comes with its bestfriend and that's nausea light vertigo. At some point, I was in and out of kaiser and they would always just give me shot and put me to sleep other wise I'd have an ongoing vertigo and nausea even if migraine is gone. I've had 3 MRI and all I got was that it's chronic. So my neurologist prescribed me propranolol and promethazine to take. I had to change my lifestyle to get better and so far it better than in and out of kaiser. I still get migraines but I can manage it a little better than before. But at times it still gets really bad it's painful to touch my head. I don't wish migraines for anyone. It takes part of the things you love to do or eat. I'd love to know if anyone had something that worked for migraine

      • mookie101

        730d

        @brainy I'm on propranolol

    • Coffee_hound

      732d

      Keep a food Diary. The migraine can happen even 24 hours later. Mine are deli meats and hot dogs (preservative). You can buy uncured hot dogs now. Getting really tired. Some smells. Animals/pets. Chocolate , too much sugar. I am 75, had my first h/a at 13. Been through most of the meds. My best one now is Fioricet, very old med. Drug insurance doesn’t have it in my formulary because of my age. Some ppl it makes falls a problem. So I have to get an exception. My headaches every AM4-5 AM. I can take med, go back to bed, and am good then. Hope some of this helps. The best is to find triggers, that can be hard as some may be delayed. Best wishes and prayers.

      • mookie101

        732d

        @Coffee_hound have you tried goodys headache relief it's formulated for migraines it's over the counter it's a powder don't get original if u can get the berry flavor but if you get original mix it with a lemon lime drink like sprite

        • Coffee_hound

          732d

          @mookie101 does it have aspirin or ibuprofen in it? Can’t take either of those

    • butterfly_blues

      732d

      I have chronic migraines too but they come in spells out of nowhere and I still to this day cannot identify my triggers. Of you want to be friends send me a message

      • mookie101

        732d

        @butterfly_blues I'd love to be your friend

        • butterfly_blues

          716d

          @mookie101 message me

    • Alice123

      732d

      Hello! Have you identified what’s causing it in you? For me I have several triggers….Some foods and drinks like chocolate, red wine, coffee and some perfumes. I need to drink enough water every day and need to sleep enough. Control stress levels and hormonal cycles can cause migraine. You can keep a journal to identify the triggers and try to minimize those That is the best way to reduce them Hope you are good!

      • mookie101

        732d

        @Alice123 yes if I have alot of caffeine or aspartame I'm on a prescription medication at onset called maxalt

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