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I have Migraine headaches once a month

May 20, 2015 7:30 PM

I have Migraine headaches once a month ,they're bad and when I have one, oh yeah they're very painful they hurt.

May 20, 2015 7:37 PM

Are they when your menstrual cycle occurs? Nuts & chocolate & cheese can trigger them. My daughter gets them when she eats pecans. I get them randomly and intermingled with other headaches. πŸ™πŸŒΌ

May 20, 2015 8:35 PM

No, I've had them sense I was little

May 20, 2015 9:09 PM

Oh, and by the way,. Does anybody on the app know anything about ALS? just wondering.

May 20, 2015 9:15 PM

Try to figure out if there's any type of pattern to when they occur. I was told by a doctor that a full moon or new moon can affect vertigo and headaches. I hope you have medication for them. πŸ™πŸŒΌ

May 21, 2015 1:32 AM

My migraines are from multiple concussions and a baseal skull fracture... They are very sensitive to barometric changes. You could hang me on the wall and I could forecast rain, storms and weather shifts to within 12 hours. Lol. I take amatryptaline and propanalol as a Dailey and fioracet as a pain reliever. I apparently have a head the size of Texas cuz it's always been getting kicked by horses, head smacked by stud horses, fallen on icy steps and once even one of my pre-k students moved a chair and my melon smashed on cement floor... I think I have a few lasting efefefeffects! 😜😳

May 21, 2015 10:17 AM

OregonHS, that barometric pressure comment made me laugh. Thanks! πŸ™πŸŒΌ

May 21, 2015 10:42 AM

Me too (the laughing) though I can also relate.

Yes Lill I know a little about ALS my grandfather passed from it many years ago and they were looking at an ALS diagnosis for me just before I tested positive for Lyme.

May 21, 2015 10:50 AM

Ok, I'm sorryπŸ˜’ I have an aunt who has ALS.

Jun 04, 2015 11:32 PM

Hi Lymie

Jun 04, 2015 11:38 PM

Oh, I forget. This is still a Lill topic (this is still my topic), just so every one would know.

Jun 04, 2015 11:41 PM

Hi Lymie, a How are you doing? Lill

Jun 04, 2015 11:44 PM

Hi Lymie, How are you doing? That letter A in the 1st post was an accident.

Jun 05, 2015 11:30 AM

My dad gets migraines, they're one of the few things that can keep him in bed for a week.

Jun 05, 2015 11:44 AM

Oh really, Does he have light sensitivity?

Jun 05, 2015 11:48 AM

I suffer from Cervicogenic Headaches that become migraines. Sometimes I can catch it in time and others I can't. I generally will suffer anywhere from 2-4 migraines a week sometimes. When I get one, I can't stand any noise, have to close my blinds, have nausea from hell and feel like I was hit by a bus. I have one that is finally lifting after almost 3 days. They certainly are not fun and I feel for anyone who suffers with them. This time, I had the migraine on the right side and they are usually left sided which made it all the worse because I am not used to having them on that side and can't deal with that magnitude of pain. I hope they can figure out what causes your migraines and you can get some relief.

Jun 05, 2015 11:51 AM

My dad has light sensitivity, and puts a heater right next to his face. He often gets them from things like shampoo, deodorant, and perfumes.

Jun 05, 2015 11:57 AM

I have light sensitivity also

Jun 05, 2015 3:43 PM

I have used a microwaved rice sick and laid it across my eyes and it's somewhat helpful. πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Jun 05, 2015 6:11 PM

Hi Lymie, How are you doing? Lill

Jun 08, 2015 2:32 PM

Hi Kymie, How are you doing? Lill

Jun 08, 2015 2:33 PM

Woods. Hi Lymie, How are you doing?

Jun 08, 2015 2:36 PM

BIG WHOOPS. Hi Lymie, How are you doing?

Jun 10, 2015 6:29 AM

Hallo I also get migrains but mine is so much often that I don't know what to do. The medicine the docter gave me does not work anymore and I did try most off them.The docters did test on me, I stop eating all the food that can give me migrain and I stil got it. I also got it since I was little. What must I say then. Have a nice day.

Jun 10, 2015 7:50 AM

Dolfyn, I was having daily headaches, mixed migraines and cervicogenic, in 2011 & 2012. I was sent to a pain specialist and he did a series of 3 epidural steroid injections (ESI), 1 per month, for each area of my spine, over a 2 year period. I have DDD and osteoarthritis with some collapsing discs in the C1-3 & C7-T, T11-L2, & L5-S2 areas. My lumbosacral area is damaged since a fall in 1997. Since those injx at the C7, T11, L4 & S1 areas my pain is cut in half, and my headaches had reduced tremendously. I'm now having headaches 4 of 7 days, but due to some neuropathies and tremors they can't do injx right now. They're waiting until I go to the Mayo clinic. The pain doc said once we know what's causing the tremors he can restart the injx at my C7 & L5-S1 areas.

Do you have a pain specialist? Could you be referred for the ESIs? It's worth a try if you can. It won't cure them but it might help reduce them.

Another option, which my sister does, is botox injx for her migraines. I hope you get help soon. Have a blessed day! πŸ™πŸŒΌ

Jun 10, 2015 2:33 PM

Hi thanks for the advise FlappysLady I do appreciate it. I will ask my docter about some off the stuff you told me. I really have to do something because that pain, I cant take anymore. And I work with kids, so if I get a migraine it is difficult to consintrate. And I am tired after the migrainse, so I cant go sleep if I get migrainse and I work late. Have a nice evening.

Jun 15, 2015 4:34 PM

Hallo back to you Dolfyn. My headaches are bad, I have light sensitivity real bad

Jun 15, 2015 7:43 PM

Glad to be of help comfy. πŸ™πŸŒΌβ˜Ί

Jun 15, 2015 9:56 PM

Dolfyn I have migraines also my Neuro put me on CQ10 3 times of day. It has seemed to help,I haven't had one in a while now.

Jun 16, 2015 12:08 AM

I have developed severe migraine as a result of an implant they put in my heart to close a defect. They said I would have them because the implant throws off antibodies straight to the brain.
It's been nine years since the surgery and the migraines get worse every year, at this point I have 3-5 severe attacks a week some lasting as long as 36 hours. I find that Imitrex injector 6mg works in a few minutes about 90% of the time. I also keep a detailed diary so I'm learning my triggers, warning signs, and so on. They are so debilitating at times the I can't speak or walk with very little awareness to my surroundings. Luckily, I have a wonderful husband and son. Hope this helped.

Jun 20, 2015 3:51 PM

Srar. I like the name, it's cute. How many migraines do you get a month?

Jun 20, 2015 4:22 PM

Sorry Star. I love the name, it's so cute. How many migraines do you get a month?

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