A long time

I’ve had migraines since I was 8 years old. I was checked for tumors and none were found. I’ve gone through periods of time where I haven’t gotten them for years, but within the past couple they have started up again-worse than ever.

I went back to college at the age of 26, and the stress is definitely a trigger. There’s nothing I can do about the stress so I feel stuck.

I’m afraid to go to the doctor because I feel like I’ll be blown off. I’m at the point where I think I need preventative medication, but I’m terrified of the side effects.

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  • Bethann82
    6 years ago

    Ashlie,

    I totally agree with you. I take Maxalt and it’s an on contact medication but lately since I started back to school my migraines have gotten worse and more frequent and for a few weeks were almost every day or every other day. I am terrified of a preventitive also. I however did not get migraines until I was around 21 years old. I would see a nuerologist and think about acupuncture or on contacts maybe even natural options also!!

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