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1ydac3x commented a story 11 hours, 31 minutes ago

Your experiences with migraines sounds exactly like mine and only became more frequent as i got older (I’m 55 now), I was only getting at most 6 hours of sleep a night and would often wake with a migraine, I tried everything that was available but nothing really worked. Botox injections helped some but were expensive as insurance didn’t cover it.…

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jamminsport commented a story 1 day, 8 hours ago

Thank you so much Nancy,

I’ll read over the posts soon, when my eyes are better! Really appreciate your help and suggestions.

A second condition that I have, that I sought a general practitioner about was my mild throat pain, and they ruled out depression. After googling, and due to another person’s suggestion to research my thyroid, do you…

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Nancy Harris Bonk replied to the topic CGRP and chronic migraine with gastric stasis in the forum CGRPs (calcitonin-gene-related peptide) 1 day, 9 hours ago

Hi USMCwife,

Great question!! Thank you for reaching out to us.

Good to hear you’ve been able to treat your symptoms better, that’s always good news!

The new CGRP migraine prevention medication will work to prevent migraine attacks. So in theory, and I don’t know if anyone has data on this, the nausea, vomiting and other gastric symptoms that…

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Nancy Harris Bonk replied to the topic In pain and frustrating doctor visit today in the forum 50 Years & Older Living With Migraine 1 day, 9 hours ago

Hi JanetH,

Thank you for your question. I am sorry you had a less that optimal doctor visit, that is very frustrating.

Yes! Neck pain can be a symptom of a migraine attack as well as a trigger. I know I can experience both. You may be interested in reading this article on neck pain and migraine; https://migraine.com/blog/neck-pain-and-migraine/…

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Nancy Harris Bonk replied to the topic Ashwagandha? in the forum Medications & Prescription Treatment 1 day, 9 hours ago

Hi debbieleq,

Thank you for your question. I’ve not heard of Ashwagandha before, especially not for treating migraine disease. If you are interested in using supplements to treat migraine, there is plenty of information on those that have been proven to help migraine disease. Magnesium, Co Enzyme Q10, butterbur and information on many others…