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Never ending migraine tale

Well I was asked to share my story so guess I should start with I have had migraines pretty much since my 20’s or at least this is when I first would get one back then it was like 1 a year what I would not give for that ratio now LOL.

Anyway I would have to hit the bed and be in the dark all day I was not working and was a mother with young kids at this time so at least I did not have to worry about a job, it was not until I hit my mid 30’s that they became very regular by this time I was working as a vet tech and not sure if the smells of the anesthetic or the lighting or combo of both but they started to increase to at least one a month and later to weekly. I always got a menstrual migraine and back then I seemed to always have the aura before. By the time I hit 42 I was having them almost daily this is when I finally saw my GP for them and was given Axert which was a godsend but after a time it quit working and he sent me to a neurologist who ran many tests to make sure my head was OK. Saw him for 2 yrs when we parted due to him IMO not letting me try meds I wanted to try Midrin and he refused due to narcotics in the med.

At this time I am also seeing a pain Dr for chronic pain issues to he is who to this day manages my migraines. I did try to see another neurologist last year but did not like him his answer for everything was if what I was doing gave me a migraine then do not do it. Made me feel like I should just give up and die so never when back to him. My menopause Dr has been a blessing she has helped in many ways and I have been on soooo many drugs the list seems endless to all that I have been on. I have been out of work since last fall due to missing too much and I also have fibromyalgia and terrible fatigue I would like to get back to my job but I am starting to wonder if I will ever feel good again. I have good days and bad days.

I am married to a wonderful husband and have 3 sons 31, 29, and 26. We breed and show abyssinians in CFA **edited by moderator due to commercial content** I also have a diabetic cat who is my best buddy in all the world .
This is his cat blog

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  • Mark Kilen
    8 years ago

    Hello Rivers41, I sell a juice called Xango that has helped many with migraine relief and in a lot of cases has virtually eliminated them. Do a little research on Xango and get back to me, I think it may help you. Thanks

  • Mark Kilen
    8 years ago

    Hello, I understand why promoting goods is not allowed here because people come here to connect, learn, and support each other. My question is what if they didn’t have to be here. Thats how powerful this juice is.

  • Teri Robert
    8 years ago

    Mark, promoting goods and services is spamming. It is not allowed here.

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