When will they go away…

I’m thirty eight years old and started migraines as a preteen. I have been so depressed at times that I go into a very dark place. I have been to primary care physician’s since and many neurologists. I have been told that my brain is picking up the pain signal even though I really don’t have any and been on every med I think has been made for them.

I was on Topomax for 2 1/2 years and it had so many side effects it was bad for my marriage. I still had daily headaches and migraines and the answer was always to have a higher dose. I had the advil overuse headaches for a while and steroids helped with that. Now I switch between several meds every other day or so to prevent that. My doctor said I can’t have anymore meds prescribed for migraines because its been so long and I just need therapy. I have people tell me that they don’t take medicine, it’s bad for you. I just need to go organic or gluten free.

When I wake up and can’t think straight, I’m nauseous, my scalp feels bad even and I can’t see well…I just want to break down and cry because I know what is coming. I am so sorry that any of us go through this. I hope someday there is a breakthrough!

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