Skip to Accessibility Tools Skip to Content Skip to Footer

Forever Migraines

I am a female, 64 years old and have been suffering with migraines since I was in my early 20’s, if you can believe that. In all these years, I think the longest amount of time I have gone headache free was maybe 3 weeks, but it is hard to remember. Lately, and I do mean the last 7 years, give or take, if I go 3 days without one I consider myself lucky. As you can imagine, I have tried most meds and therapies and treatments and doctors and tests and not any help. I do have other health issues with my body, such as OA and Scoliosis, metal rods, and a pretty severe cervical spine which I know does not help the issue.

Anyway , that is it in one big nutshell. My biggest wish would be to be like a lot of people who don’t get headaches or like my husband who “never had one”. If that isn’t irony, what is? Have a very Happy 4th of July. Everyone is at our community pool but not me because I have a headache.

This article represents the opinions, thoughts, and experiences of the author; none of this content has been paid for by any advertiser. The team does not recommend or endorse any products or treatments discussed herein. Learn more about how we maintain editorial integrity here.


  • Carolelaine
    2 years ago

    I can believe it! I have had migraines since I was 11, I’m almost 62. I’ve lost friends, jobs and at for a long while my sense of self. I am very fortunate that my husband of 29 years is so understanding and supportive. I also suffer from major depression and anxiety, and spend a lot of my time helping my disabled daughter. No medication that I have taken helps the only thing that helps minimize them is bi-weekly (sometimes weekly) massage.

    I’m tired. Tired of the pain, tired of the brain fog, tired of having to live my life in a way that I wouldn’t if I didn’t have chronic migraine.

    Anyway. I plod on, I have no choice.

  • Cappucinno author
    2 years ago

    All the pain and suffering and discouragement I go through, it really is something that most of the other people I am reading about are going through the SAME thing.You get used to always talking to non-sufferers and you do get more than frustrated. Our common ground maybe will get some answers for us in the near future.

  • Poll