Migraines: Part of My Life Until the End

I've been having migraines since I was eight years old. Our local doctors have been no help and the nearest migraine specialist is about 75 miles away. Every doctor I went to refused to give me anything since I was not eighteen yet, I have gone back since I have turned eighteen and they still refuse to do anything. My mother died of a brain aneurysm when she was forty-five due to her chronic migraines. I have a headache at least once a week and a migraine at least once a month. I commonly find myself tired and forgetting things. By the end of the school day, I commonly find that I have a headache due to the never ending noise and bright lights. My headaches and migraines keep getting worse and there is little I can do. I have been dealing with this for ten years of my life and I am not even twenty yet. I feel as if I am stuck in a situation that I cannot escape. The doctors tell me that it is genetic and that there is very little I can do, just to plan not living a long life.

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