My New Life

I suffered since I was 19. I am 56. Three days a week crying, puking, my head in a basket.

What has my migraine treatment looked like?

I went to several doctors. Many doctors made me feel like I was just another patient without a real problem. Some were so unsympathetic.

I tried everything from acupuncture to every remedy and prescription you could imagine. I was sent to a new migraine specialist - she did a bubble test on me.

What did we find out?

It turned out I had a hole in my heart (which is very common for migraine sufferers; Ted Brewesky, a football player had the same thing). My heart was fixed. I still get an occasional migraine but most are controllable.

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