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Jessikitti

809d

What helps relieve migraines when over the counter meds aren’t working?

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    • Margaret_Elizabeth

      797d

      I am on several medications, but other than that I have a ice pack eye mask that I got at target that I really like, and I find it helpful to sit in a shower with either really cold or hot water

    • Margaret_Elizabeth

      797d

      I am on several medications, but other than that I have a ice pack eye mask that I got at target that I really like, and I find it helpful to sit in a shower with either really cold or hot water

    • Bean22

      797d

      Once a month I give myself injections. It’s a fairly new drug called Emgality. It’s been working really well for me and my neurologist interestingly enough. And of course I have the option of taking sumatriptan if I feel a migraine coming on.

    • PinkPantalones

      805d

      Sumatriptan. It’s a miracle worker.

    • Creature

      806d

      Daith piercing, it worked for my aunt and I. I don't get migraines anymore since I got it

    • Sillypeach

      806d

      I use an ice pack and take a nap in a dark room with no loud noise

    • Spanketti

      807d

      Also I tried cold ice packs and my Dr. Prescribed meloxicam (mobile 7.5 mg) it helps with muscle pain and I take it twice a day and protects me from migraines the whole Day. 😅 it's one of the side effects that happen to be a perk as well... good luck fellow warrior 💪

    • Spanketti

      807d

      I bought some generic Paul Mitchell tea tree shampoo... it cools the scalp and it feels like heaven.

    • Knightstarr

      807d

      Sleep is the only thing that ever works for me. But I did the botox and my migraines went down from average of every other day to around 8 per year. It felt like a miracle

    • Millenniumlucille

      807d

      Sleep and then caffeine and exedrin migraine. I've tried prescription treatments to prevent but they only seems to cause more frequent migraines for me.

    • beanieweenies

      807d

      I cut grains and sugar from my diet and my migraines have all but disappeared. They only show up when I’m stressed, or when I’ve been in bright light without sunglasses for too long.

    • Zbra

      808d

      I’m personally wear a soft neck brace when I feel a migraine coming on - for me as an EDS patient the working theory is that it is due to cervical instability. The brace seems to help

    • jdubz

      809d

      have you ever tried any prescription strength meds? i take topamax daily as a preventative and imitrex whenever i get migraines

    • Captofthevessel

      809d

      Alternating hot and cold on the back of your neck every 20 minutes. It stimulates the nerves that usually give us migraines. If that doesn’t work, I’d go with a dark room method with an eye mask & tea.

    • moondust

      809d

      weighted eye mask, loop earbuds, ice roller

    • Iz684

      809d

      An ice pack maybe, tea or soup, hot shower

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