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What's Your Secret: When Effective Treatments Cause Complex Side Effects

We finally discover an effective treatment that decreases our migraine symptoms, only to find that it comes with complicated side effects such as significant weight gain, drowsiness, hair loss, or constipation. In this "What's Your Secret" video, Holly shares why this situation can be so challenging and invites our community to share how they've handled this challenge.

Do we stick with a medication that is helping while adding new complications to our lives?

 

What kind of side effects have you encountered, and how have you decided to proceed in terms of staying with treatment or abandoning an effective treatment due to unmanageable side effects? There are no easy answers here, and we look forward to learning from you in the comment section below.

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