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Daily Crushing Migraines

I am adding to this dialogue in hopes there are some answers. My mother suffers from daily, crushing migraines. They are both in the temple area as well as in the occipital region. She is in absolute agony and the blocks have not proven helpful. They have given her oxycodone and a fentanyl patch. It does nothing for her. She is suffering horribly and no doctor to date has been able to do anything that works. I don’t know where to turn. I am hoping someone can offer some help.

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  • Erin
    2 years ago

    I haven’t been able to try this treatment yet, but have you heard of a Ketamine treatment? I don’t have the link handy, but I know there are articles on this site that fully explain it. Or someone else may have the link on hand. It is worth looking up. I hope your mother finds relief soon.

  • Luna
    2 years ago

    There are quite a few medications to try as preventatives and/or abortives. Is she seeing a doctor that is well versed in something besides pain killers?

  • SSchultz author
    2 years ago

    We’ve bounced between neurologists and pain management doctors. The neurologist and pain doctor now tell us there is nothing else they can do. We are awaiting word of an appointment with a neurologist at a headache center.

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