19 yrs and counting :-)

Just found this site. I have been a migraine sufferer since I was 19 (so 19yrs and counting).

At first they were daily but then settled into a cyclical pattern following my hormonal cycle and alternating between mild and completely debilitating for 36 hours.

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They always occur on the right side of my head and in my right eye. No aura, just blurred vision during the migraine at first. Now there is a lot of pressure and pain in my right eye during and attack.

In the past year or two, I have noticed an increase in frequency and, for the bad ones, in intensity. The last one I had caused such pain and pressure in my right eye that I kept checking in the mirror to see if it was hemorrhaging.

Thank you for this site! I am learning more about this little-understood condition and will use this as a reference often as I work with my Doctor to seek out treatment!

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