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Gone 30 years, plus now.

I just came across this site and felt strongly compelled to share my experience. My situation might be quite different then yours, this is not advice, just sharing. I am 58 at the moment, I started getting severe headaches over my left eye in my early 20's. It changed my life completely, I dropped out of college and had nothing but pain to look forward to, day-in and day-out. I later found out that what I believe I had was called, "Cluster Headaches," also referred to as Suicide Headaches." I went to several Neurosurgions, ENT specialist, Chiropracters, etc..
For me, it ended up being meditation and prayer that worked.
I had listened to a tape about meditation and I felt, well I tried everything else. I found through meditation and controlling my breathing, I could direct my blood flow, I started this process with focusing on my fingers first, one at a time. I found I could push and pull my blood circulation and pin pointed it where it hurt the most, which was over my left eye. I meditated and prayed with all my heart. I felt, what I can only explain as a popping sensation / blood circulation going down the leftside of my nose by my eye. My headaches ended that morning and had been gone ever since. I wish I could share the joy I get from something as trivial as looking at a cloud and not getting that piercing pain of yesterday.

  1. Thank you for taking the time to share your story with us, 😀. Fingers crossed that you will continue to get the relief you've experienced from prayer and meditation, and that you won't have another migraine for many years to come.

    Warmly, - Cody (Team Member)

    1. This is a fascinating story. It's definitely not one we hear often. I wonder what happened physiologically when you felt that popping sensation. Whatever it was, it's just wonderful that you have experienced relief from Cluster Headaches. Thanks for sharing your story with us. Warmly- Holly -migraine.com team.

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