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Migraines & hot flashes!!!!

Nov 12, 2016 12:20 AM

I'm 21 with arthritis and fibromyalgia (diagnosed when I was 15), but for the last 6-7 months I've been experiencing AWFUL migraines/constant headaches and hot flashes. I read this and thought it could be correct -- is anyone else having these issues with fibromyalgia? My doctor had me get an MRI and blood work saying it's not normal to have headaches and migraines as often as I am solely due to fibro, but all came back clear & don't know where to go next!

Nov 12, 2016 12:22 AM

Don't know how to post a pic yet, but article I read said that fibro disrupts pituitary gland which causes all hormones to stop being produced, leading to anxiety, depression, migraines, and hot flashes. (Check all on my list)πŸ˜’

Nov 12, 2016 12:52 AM

I happen to be in your shoes and we're walking like together like two birds of a feather, in the same boat and it does not feel good! I'll show you a really neat trick, hypnosis and zoning! Here's how it's done meditate then stare at where it is painful then go into your own world think, get your favorite songs stuck in your head and your dream place to be and watch the pain just disappear and I would like you to give it a try I'd appreciate and if the pain is way too severe try sitting on the floor and stay still that is excruciating but it builds pain tolerance and I swear by it! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‡πŸŽ†πŸŽ‚πŸŽŠπŸŽ„πŸ““ if this works share with others and for spasms another really corny but true suggestion, the rolling pin what you do is just add desired pressure and move the rolling pin up and down or side to side and Good bye spasms try these tactics and techniques and tell me want what you think!!!!!!!! Just hang in there and stay strong, you can do this!!!!!πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ

Nov 12, 2016 4:58 AM

I've had hot flashes since I was 16... I've always had some kind of pain but never associated the two. Now I'm going through menopause so I'm just a hot flashing, moody old lady who's bones creek... LOL!!!πŸ˜œπŸ™„πŸ«πŸ˜³πŸ˜‚

Nov 12, 2016 5:11 AM

Gabapentin gave me super hot flashes worse then my reg hotflashes... Sounds like you're having an awful time if it ... Hope the Dr can figure it out!!!
Hoping today finds you in a better place.

Nov 12, 2016 6:35 AM

Oh Anna, I'm so sorry you're going through all this and at such a young age. Unfortunately most doctors don't know enough about our conditions and don't actually try to find out more about them. The doctor I see now said on our first appointment I will know more about it than she does. Since then she has actually done some research both my pain and anxiety which has been a great help knowing she's actually trying to help me!
I hope you can find something that will help you find things that will offer you a little respite xx

Nov 12, 2016 11:50 AM

I'm on this wonderful medicine called Topamax and I swear by it! Just talk with your doctor about trying Topamax and see if it works so can you do me a favor? Talk to your doctor and try Topamax! It really works on me and I've tried everything else nothing worked with my neuropathy and migraine headaches, I'd like you to give it a try and another thing this is a really corny but great one, a rolling pin use desired pressure on the neck spasms you suspect are causing the migraine press with desired pressure move up and down until the spasm is a relaxed muscle and then do neck stretches and rest, then you'll be feeling better give that that a try together and that is the migraine killer and take my word on it try! If you can't get the Topamax or don't want it or need it but the rolling pin that is heaven and it is guaranteed to work trust me I tried it it's a true blessing give the rolling pin a try!!! And stay strongπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ

Nov 12, 2016 12:59 PM

I have headaches daily and migraines at least weakly. As for the hot flashes I can have four in a week and then not get one for two weeks. I do notice that I get them more frequently before my period too but I get them other times too. I haven't found anything to help them but they're not as debilitating as some of my other symptoms. Hopefully you can get things sorted out soon

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