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May 30, 2017 1:39 AM

My migranes started two weeks before i started 7th grade, they have gotten a bit better. my depression started in 2008 when I lost my ten month old. My body pain started about 2008/9. It started in my lower back and knees. I can't even be on my knees to get something out of a cabinet without my knees hurting and locking. My body pain has gotten worse through out the years. Fast forward to my back pretty much running my life. My pain is constant every day, with my "good days" being just "not as bad days." My sciatica can be debilitating, which is the case the last two days. I can't take two to three steps with out almost falling because of the sciatic pain. The pain today has raised up the middle of my spine, focusing more to the right. My constant pain ruins my sleep, my day to day with my family, and don't even get me started on the housework..or lack thereof. I suppose I'm rambling, and I apologize...I'm new to this.

I guess a question would be what works for you? A friend recently suggested to try CBD oil. Tried it? Any advice on trying to juggle and maintain a life, i.e. be a parent, do housework, etc. While wanting to ball up and cry from depression and severe pain?

I'm currently taking zanaflex,prozac and neurotion. I was sent to PT, but was only able to go once due to losing my insurance.

May 30, 2017 4:24 AM

Hi adhubbard21. I'm so sorry your going through all of this. I'm sorry for the loss of your child. (((gentle hugs))).

Our stories are not the same but pain is. Knees, back, shoulders, feet, hips... Depression from not being able to do anything for more then maybe 10 min. Only if it's a good day which is maybe 1 time every 10 or so days.

It effects my family life a lot. Some days I have to be quiet about it and take it and give them the day they need.

I'm on lots of meds.... Lots. I still have breakthrough pain most of the time. Anxiety and depression. (Bi polar) it took some time to get meds right enough to function this far. New diagnosis this past week are going to have to change some things up and new ones added and increase pain management.

I wish I could tell you this one pill could cure it all for you. Everyone is diffrent. Meds work diffrent on everyone. It took me over a year and a half to get control of my bi polar.

Know we are hear for you. Praying things get better quickly for you and the right med combination as well. Blessings upon you and your family.

May 30, 2017 11:02 AM

I appreciate your response and your kind words. I'm thankful that I found this community and I hope it helps. Do you work? I've yet to find a job that I can do without it killing me.

May 30, 2017 12:20 PM

I did through a lot of pain. Then had to get a desk job.

But a horrific car wreck has left me permanently disabled now.

For your migraines you may want to see about Sumatriptian. It helps me But only get 9 pills a month. I'm looking at botox injections in the head.

May 30, 2017 2:30 PM

I went from being a cna to having a desk job. The desk job was fine for a bit, but it started killing me, so much so, I was forced to quit.

May 30, 2017 5:35 PM

I'm so sorry. Adhubbard21. After my car wreck. I was not doing well. One day I thought I was having a heart attack. It wasn't one but work said I could not come back until doctors could clear me to work. They started the clock of emergency family leave act on me. The time ran out before I was cleared to work and they fired me. So I understand.

May 31, 2017 10:16 PM

Adhubbard21. Welcome . And I am sorry to hear that you lost your baby . And all the pain you are in . I hope something helps your pain

Sending prayers your way.. (( Gentle hugs))

Jun 05, 2017 6:40 AM

I got some pain mess which I believe will be of great help. Pm if you wanna pur chase okay. Sorry about your loss

Jun 07, 2017 10:11 PM

I also developed severe migraine headaches after a car accident. A friend referred me to an expert in neurobiofeedback. This treatment is defined as:
Neurofeedback is a type of biofeedback that measures brain waves to produce a signal that can be used as feedback to teach self-regulation of brain function.[1] Neurofeedback is commonly provided using video or sound, with positive feedback for resonance. Neurofeedback (NFB), also called neurotherapy or neurobiofeedback, is a type of biofeedback that uses real-time displays of brain activity—most commonly electroencephalography (EEG), to teach self-regulation of brain function. Typically, sensors are placed on the scalp to measure activity, with measurements displayed using video displays or sound. The goal was to learn how to self-regulate my brain waves from an alert signal to a relaxed state. Once I learned how to do this, I felt incredibly relaxed like I'd been on a vacation! The was an great way to use my body's natural healing ability instead of heavy-duty sedating medications.
After 10 weekly sessions combined with chiropractic sessions focused on my neck, my migraines stopped. What a relief‼

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