Need migraine doctor in Houston, TX
Last updated: December 2013
I am in desperate need of a migraine specialist in Houston, TX. The trouble is, I’ve lived here for 35 years — with migraines — and have tried quite a few of them. There ARE good physicians around, but trying to get in to see one it’s at least a 3 to 4 months waiting list. Could you help, please?
The issue became crucial when I had an accident about 2 weeks ago. I’ve had non-stop migraines since then. My own neurologist only works 2 1/2 days/week and could not see me until April. The emergency room doctor ran all the tests, thank goodness everything came up negative. But he didn’t have any good leads for a migraine specialist, either. I tried to find other migraine doctors on the web — with all of them it’s at least a 3 months wait. Some others don’t accept Aetna. Does ANYBODY have any ideas?
I’m living on Maxalt right now because my head hurts badly as soon as one Maxalt wears off. I know that cannot be good, but what to do? On top of that, Aetna will only let me have 9 pills/month, and my regular neurologist cannot be bothered to call Aetna and make them increase the prescription.
Are the family and friends you will be seeing this holiday season understanding about migraine?