Wary of taking the meds
Days like today I'm not sure what to do. My Zonegran seems to have worked in many ways, one of which is this: it slows the overall Migraine attack process, often stopping it in its tracks and making one stage of the headache linger for hours until the slight pain goes away, when formerly that stage may've escalated quickly and turned into a really painful headache.
This is problematic in that sometimes, perhaps 20% of the time, the headache does rear its ugly head in the most painful of ways, and it makes up for lost time. All the moments the really severe pain delayed in setting in...
(NOTE FROM OCT. 2007--I STOPPED WRITING THIS 6 MONTHS AGO. NOT SURE WHY NOW. THOUGHT I WOULD HIT "PUBLISH POST" ANYHOW!)
Can you tell when a migraine attack is coming?