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Cartilage peciring

I have headaches that last sometimes 2 days then sometimes a week. Does any one have a cartilage piercing ? And if so did they help with the headaches? I've gotten a cartilage piercing before but do not remember if it helped me or not. I just want to feel better .

posted about 6 hours ago by A MyMigraineTeam User

Can any piercer advertise to undertake daith piercings? How do you know they are trained to Pierce the correct place? Thanks

I live in Derby England. Would like to get daith piercing but need advice.
How do you choose a piercer (other than spotlessly clean and certificates ). Do you get one or both ears? Do daith piercings work? How best to aftercare to get best heal. All advice gratefully received. Thanks.

posted 1 day ago by A MyMigraineTeam User

Neurontin

Hi has anyone experience with really bad fatigue with gabapentin? My doctor started me off on 100mg and gradually increased it to 300mg. I have only been taking the 300mg for 2 days but I fell so sleepy. Does this pass? If so how long did it take to pass? On the up side it is helping with my migraines so I am thankful for that

posted 3 days ago by A MyMigraineTeam User
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Gabapentin is notorious for causing fatigue and sleepiness.If it's working to relieve your migraine symptoms keep taking it. The fatigue will go away as… read more

posted 2 days ago

Hi fellow sufferers does anyone have any advice on how to get my doctor to really listen to me on how bad migrains are.

I live in Yorkshire England. I'm really finding it hard to get my doctor to really listen to me. They don't seem to understand how debilitating migrains are. I want them to refare me to a specialist I'm sure there must be some research doctors specialist in the whole of england. I will travel anywhere to get help I feel so desperate,as I'm sure you fellow sufferers will totally understand were… read more

posted 4 days ago by A MyMigraineTeam User

I have had migraines for the past 3 weeks and now it's unbearable. My face is hurting so bad, I can't even keep my eyes open. I'm hurting starting from… read more

edited, originally posted 3 days ago

Does anyone have a bed mattress or pillow that you think helps with the migraines?

I'm also on the fibromyalgia board, and there was a mattress thread with mixed reviews on all of them. I need to replace my mattress and thought I would see if there was a good recommendation here. With multiple physical issues, I'm just looking for relief anywhere I can get it.

Thanks in advance for your input!

posted 4 days ago by A MyMigraineTeam User
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I use a Tempur shaped pillow (see picture) They are not cheap but give your neck and head lots of support. Maybe test one in a bed store to see if you… read more

posted 1 day ago

Has anyone tried placing feet in hot water and using ice pak to back of neck as migraine

I use iice paks all the time but read that some people have had rellief by using ice and heat together

posted 8 days ago by A MyMigraineTeam User
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Someone suggested I try this. It felt good at the time but unfortunately didn't work for me. Maybe you will have better luck.

posted 8 days ago

What does every one do for migraine and post migraine fatigue ?

Im so exhausted! Does anyone have any go to for the fatigue? I feel like I've been run over by a truck for 2 days after then another migraine starts and it all is a big loop. I'd like to have a few hours what I'm not totally useless!!!

posted 9 days ago by A MyMigraineTeam User
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KathPeart I have chronic migraines also 24/7 and I know how you feel.

posted 5 days ago

Does anyone else feel brain dead after taking a triptan?

I had another migraine and took a triptan before trying to sleep. The migraine left but left me dizzy and struggling to think clearly. I just threw a fresh loaf in the bin and put it out for the binmen. Can anyone else relate to this?

posted 19 days ago by A MyMigraineTeam User

What abortive treatments do you take? What other treatments have you tried that gets rid of the migraine?

I take sumatriptan injections and relpax. The last couple weeks have been horrible and I’m running through them like crazy. I know about rebound headaches but if I want to be functional I need to take something. My parents are wanting me to see a chiropractor but when I’ve been in the past, it’s made them worse.

posted 23 days ago by A MyMigraineTeam User
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Have you tried massage therapy? I saw 2 different chiropractors and had nothing but more problems after seeing them. Massage therapy has worked wonders… read more

posted 21 days ago
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