I need help to deal with my condition.I don't mean with medicines,I mean how to deal with it emotionally and how to cope with it everyday.Do you see therapists,councillors,have treatments,go to group meetings?I need to find a way of managing my feelings of anger,depression,loneliness etc in a healthy way.I can't go on like this where I'll end up bringing everyone down with me.
Does anyone start to talk about something and at times can't think of the word, that use to come out no problem, to describe a situation or just plain 'ol tell a story and now someone will fill in that 'blank' for me. I would end up using my hands and arms to try to come up with the word like I'm playing charades! LOL. OMG it's embarrassing and frustrating and so obvious something is different
Reading on this, it may have to do with Congestive Heart Failure and low ejection fraction,… read more
It's frustrating because it's obvious when I stop to think of what the word is to use that I just now say'help me' and people do. They understand.
How has this affeceted others? I am so afraid of how this will impact being a single mother. Has any one tried anything that helps?
my dr. has started me on memantine for my memory problems. It is what they give people suffering from dementia. I havn't been on it longer to tell if it is going to woek.
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What do you guys know about triptan overuse headaches?
I just learned of them from a nurse at my neurologist’s office. This had never been mentioned before by my neurologist and he prescribes me 30 rizatriptans per month and 7 frovatriptans per month, which covers my 20 migraines (if they decide to work). However, I had no idea that by taking the prescribed medication as directed, I could actually be causing more migraines. But if I don’t take them, I’m in excruciating pain and am… read more
X-rays taken two years ago showed I have no curve at all in my neck, what is medically called military neck or flat neck. I had some CT's done on my back this past summer and it showed that the straightening and reversal actually starts in my cervical spine. Just wondering what treatments anyone has tried that have helped this or made their migraines worse. Thank you.
All of a sudden, I feel a knife like pain going through my skull in the back, on the bottom right side below the ear. It is very quick, extremely painful, and very scary. Sometimes the same thing will happen on the top right. Does anyone know how to deal with this, or any ideas to help? Thanks.