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Do Any Of As If You Had The Flu With Migraines?

Do Any Of As If You Had The Flu With Migraines?

For years I thought I was subject to achy viruses. Everything aches to the bones! Then one day it occurred to me that my husband never caught the "illness" once. We were married 53 years. I get a headache or typical left-side pressure with these episodes. My migraines don't always follow the aura-bad headache pattern, but they are almost always on the left side and my vision blurs or loses acuity.

Are There People Out There Suffering From A Chiari Malformation?

Are There People Out There Suffering From A Chiari Malformation?

I recently ran across a post about from a year ago where someone posted they had been diagnosed with it.. are there others out there that gave had experiences with it or what their outcome was after surgery.. would also like to know if anyone has suffered from complications. Unfortunately I have and my surgery was over 15 years ago.. I look forward to any responses team members might have.. thanks in advance!!

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I am not familiar with this surgery. You said you had it 15 years ago, are there advancements or studies you are aware of since you had surgery?

posted 9 days ago

MS And Migraines

MS And Migraines

I am just curious if anyone else on here has MS with migraines as one of your symptoms.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Not Me.

posted 11 days ago

Lost Job Because Of Migraine?

Lost Job Because Of Migraine?

Hey guys. I realize I haven't been on in forever and a day, but I have a question. Have any of you been fired because of your migraines? Have you been able to take any actions against the employer for not accommodating your requests during a migraine? I had a weird and stupid occurrence, and I haven't been able to snap out of the depression/anxiety/panic because of it. I was hired for a position that I loved and was VERY qualified for. They allowed me flexibility to go into a dark room or home… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I'm sorry this is happening to you, but it makes me feel better that someone else experiences the aphasia too. I'm now getting tinnitus, vertigo, and I smell smoke...faintly. When people say "just a… read more

posted 24 days ago

Does Anyone Else Suffer From High Barometric Weather And Snow Brightness Migraines? If So What Helps You?

Does Anyone Else Suffer From High Barometric Weather And Snow Brightness Migraines? If So What Helps You?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I do! Ugh. I keep my curtains closed when there is a sunny/snowy day and wear sunglasses that cover the sides of my eyes. Imitrex takes away the migraine for me.

posted 26 days ago

Best Pain Medication?

Best Pain Medication?

What has been the most effective over the counter pain medication? Migraleve normally works for me but lately, it's become less effective

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Excedrin migraine works well for me.

posted about 1 month ago

What Are Everyone Symptoms

What Are Everyone Symptoms

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Some times it is not the migraines but the migraine medicines. Topamax gave me horrible dementia.

posted about 1 month ago
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