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i have migraine days then fatigue days

during the covid loockdown i immersed myself with pc,cellphone/tv screens , now my migraine got worse,i used to do 3 exercises a day. until now im bed ridden. either i have a migraine day or fatigue/brainfog day. cant work until now. i get 15 headaches in a month.
i tried:

-cold showers
-dim lights
-oil mints
-no caffeine
-diet
-neck exercise
-tea w/ginger
-vitamin b
-magnesium
-massage
-meditation
-green lights
-breathing exercise
-faith healing
-going outside
-quick naps
-no screens
-diff prescription
-gallons water
-speaking in tongues
-reflexology
-nootropics
-arts and crafts

it goes down to level3 pain but level0 energy, if you guys wanna add more to the list that would be awsome =)


  1. Thank you for reaching out and sharing your experiences with us. I'm so sorry you are seeing an uptick in attack frequency. I can tell you you're not alone in this. It's so frustrating when pain seems to take over our life. Let me share a few thoughts with you if I may.
    The first thing that comes to mind is screen time and the possibility you may be sensitive to screen flicker, blue light and/or fluorescent light. This can certainly trigger head pain and there are glasses that help. Here is more information on screen time/light; https://migraine.com/search?s=screen and https://migraine.com/search?s=light%20sensitivity.
    Have you had a chance to speak with your doctor about this increased head pain? If not, I would encourage you to. There are many, many options to treat migraine and headache disease and having the right diagnosis is important. This will allow us to get the proper treatment. Migraine/headache disease treatment can include medications, supplements, devices, complementary therapies and lifestyle modifications. Most of us use a combination of them - I sure do.
    Another thought is rebound (often called medication adaptation or medication overuse) headache. This is daily head pain unwittingly created by taking pain relievers and/or migraine medications, whether they are over-the-counter or prescription, more than two to three days a week. If we are in one of these cycles, our attacks may be more difficult to treat and we can end up in a daily cycle of endless pain. Here is information on this; https://migraine.com/headache-types/medication-overuse-rebound.
    Please let me know what you think, we're here for you! Nancy Harris Bonk, Patient Advocate/Moderator

    1. yes also tried wearing glasses and piercing my ear(daith). going to look for jobs that is ok for migraines. thanks for the info

      1. I stopped trying medications cuz they make me feel really tired. 6 months clean but I still feel the side effects. Is it just me? If so will it go away?

        1. Thank you so much for sharing what you are experiencing with us. I know what it is like to suffer a seemingly endless cycle of migraine attacks. I've been there with my husband many times. It looks like you've tried quite a few things to help ease your attacks. About how long have you been in this attack cycle? Migraine disease can be very tricky to treat and many treatment options have to be used consistently for several weeks or even months before they show if they are helping or not. Treating migraines is a long-term process for many people. I understand that many drugs come along with side effects, but they don't last for too long. Some may hang around in your body a bit longer depending on the drug so you would have to look up the half-life of a particular one if you think it is causing you lingering side effects. Nancy has given you some great links to check out as well so take some time and give them a read. There are jobs out there that can be migraine-friendly. Many migraine sufferers I know have been fortunate to find jobs that they can do from home mostly which really puts things into your own control which is great. It makes self-care on those hard days a bit easier to manage vs being in a busy workplace where there is a lot of added stimuli for our already taxed brains! I would encourage you to speak to your doctor or seek out a headache specialist and have a complete evaluation of what you are experiencing and your symptoms. Here is a link to help you find a specialist. https://migraine.com/blog/the-mrf-directory-of-headache-and-migraine-specialists
          I will be praying for you that over time your attacks will improve and you can get back to enjoying life and those around you! Warmly, Cheryl migraine.com team

      2. thank you for the awsome infos, ill be trying weed as well might as well have fun while im at it lol .

        1. I hope the medical marijuana will provide you some relief. I know a few people who use it and/or derivatives of CDB oils and are experiencing some relief with minimal side effects. Warmly, Cheryl migraine.com team

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