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I have been getting the worse migraines off and on for almost 2wks now , usually I can take care of them but these are actually putting me to bed , because they last from the time I get up to the next day has anyone else been getting weather related migraines if so maybe you can help .. I

have anxiety disorder so it makes it worse ..

  1. I'm sorry to hear that you've seen an uptick in your migraine attacks. This time of year can be tricky with all the weather changes and plants and trees starting to awaken from their winter slumber. It is such a challenge to manage attacks related to weather changes. Are you affected by barometric pressure changes, temperature changes, humidity, or some other weather-related event? My husband is affected by barometric pressure changes. His headache specialist has prescribed him a drug called Diamox to take during these barometric fluctuations and it seems to help him. He tracks the pressure on his Migraine Buddy app each day. It's a great tool to help track your migraine cycles and all that goes along with them. If you haven't already done so I would encourage you to touch base with your doctor and let them know your attacks have gotten worse over the past weeks. They may be able to offer you some assistance to help better manage them. I understand what it's like to live with an anxiety disorder. Having to manage migraine disease on top of that can be tough going sometimes. I hope your attacks calm down and you start feeling better soon. Please keep us posted on how you are doing when you are able. Warmly, Cheryl migraine.com team

    1. thank you so much nice to know i am not alone and yes mine are weather related ,then for three days i started getting spams did not sleep , last night first time slept until 10.00 as i was getting up had violent one geesh don't need anything else.. going to check out what you sent many many thanks .. susan

      1. This community is full of people with all sorts of experiences with migraine and its related disorders. Having to manage sleep disturbances along with migraine attacks can be a challenge. My husband suffers from insomnia and has used melatonin, prescription medication, and mindful meditation to help him manage this. He prefers mindfulness out of all the options. If you have access to Netflix or Youtube you can look up Headspace for sleep and there are some good options to try out. He falls asleep nearly every night with Netflix playing a Headspace program. He sets the sleep timer on the TV so it just turns off after a set amount of time. I will say it is quite relaxing! Let me know what you think about mindfulness if you have an opportunity to check it out. Warmly, Cheryl migraine.com team

    2. thank you I will look into it , have a safe day !

      1. Calm is another good app. I've tried them both -- I think Calm has a greater variety of content, but I also adore the sleep stories that Headspace has. I'm just grateful we live in an age where we have access to all of these great resources. -Melissa, migraine.com team

    3. yes for sure thanks will check this out .

      1. Let us know if it works for you! Warmly, Holly (migraine.com team).

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