Doing much better I have hope and I hope this helps someone

Hi my name is Sandy I have been a migraine sufferer since my early 20’s. I am now 55 and as of this report doing much better. I did suffer horrible attacks from PMS migraines but when I got past that point this last year everyone told me I should get better but it did not happen! In fact as I searched for cures in vitiamns I got much worse. I did not understand why. I always knew MSG was a trigger for me but until now I did not realize how bad that trigger was. A few years ago I purchased a book called Battling the “MSG Myth” by Debby Anglesey, read it, did most of what she said but never gave up my vitiamn supplments since I still had in my head they were good for me and would help. As I searched for answers all kinds of diets came my way. I started eating most vegan and all kinds of soy products, protein bars lots of stuff in jars from the health food stores (veganise) which I thought would help me. I got progressively worse. I fell into the lie if it said no added MSG it was fine. I am a woman of faith and really started to pray and the Lord told me to go back to that book and read it again. Well its been about six weeks as I write this and since then I ditched my vitiamn capsules and am making everything from scratch. Yes its a pain but worth it. I have only needed Relpax on two occasions after I ate out for dinner. My body went into a total detox two weeks after I started the NO MSG change and I felt horrible for about three days. I still react to people with perfume and other such triggers but its not taking me into a tailspin. Thank the Lord I am not waking up with a daily headache every day of my life and taking Relpax almost daily. All I could think of was I wanted to die and not live. Been there! I am not promoting anyones book’s here but if this can help anyone who may have the same issue I wanted to post this as I have read many of your blogs and understand the pain you feel. Migraines destroy lives. I cannot handle gluten or any food additives as well. I really am shocked how sensitive I am to food additives and really did not think I was. Debbie also has a website where you can read story after story in the chat room from people who have been helped that have migraines. I also lost shortness of breath, the nasaeu, depression and dizziness I felt so often and a few pounds as well. God Bless and grant you healing.

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

Comments

View Comments (1)

Poll