Migraines and Getting My Life Back

The first Migraine I remember occurred when I was six-years-old. They caused my problems through school and college, but didn’t become chronic until I was an adult. At one point, I was flat on my back in bed five or six days a week, all day, with the Migraine from hell.

It was during this time that I learned that neurologists aren’t necessarily Migraine specialists and traveled eight hours each direction three or four times a year to see Dr. Young at the Jefferson Headache Center in Philadelphia. With his help in finding an effective management regimen, I’m now to the point of usually getting two or three months between Migraines. I have fewer than a dozen Migraines a YEAR, and I have my life back.

If you want to know more about my story, you can read my blog entry, Migraines and How I Got Here. My fondest wish is for all Migraineurs to get to this point in their disease management.

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