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Complementary And Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Complementary And Alternative Medicine (CAM)

I am looking for a professional piercer to have a Daith piercing for migraines. I live south of Boston, ma.

A MyMigraineTeam Member

Tattoo shops

Complementary And Alternative Medicine (CAM)

Complementary And Alternative Medicine (CAM)

I have chronic migraines and nothing has helped I was wondering if the daith piercing would help? And were do I go to get it done?

A MyMigraineTeam Member

Any tattoo and piercing place

What Do People Use To Track There Migraines?

What Do People Use To Track There Migraines?

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I recently started tracking my migraines again in preparation for seeking another neurologist. I came across a fantastic app for tracking - Migraine Buddy. Very detailed. Android users can get it… read more

Are Migraines Hereditary?

Are Migraines Hereditary?

I have gotten my migraines under control for the most part. I found my big trigger was lactose so I stay away from it as much as possible. But now my son is getting migraines. I started getting mine around the age of 10 and so did he. He's not 13 and gets them almost weekly. Are migraines hereditary? Could his hormones make them worse because of his age? What are some relief options to use with him?

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I am not entirely sure about the cause of my migraines. My mother said that she supposedly had only 2 headaches that could be classified as “migraines”. Not sure if that’s true or she’s just… read more

If You've Been Diagnosed With Medication Overuse Headaches Caused By Triptans, What Was The Treatment Plan And Was It Effective?

If You've Been Diagnosed With Medication Overuse Headaches Caused By Triptans, What Was The Treatment Plan And Was It Effective?

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I only had MOH for a month or two before my doctor saw me and explained what was happening. So I just started a preventive (propranolol) and got weekly craniosacral therapy. I didn't have as hard a… read more

I Need Help Finding The Best Medicine For My Migraines

I Need Help Finding The Best Medicine For My Migraines

A MyMigraineTeam Member

Hi
@A MyMigraineTeam Member - Most of the new meds have coupons as long as you have commercial insurance (not medicare/medicaid). For Nurtec go to Nurtec.com - look of the savings card/coupon. It… read more

Has Anyone Quit Their Preventative Because It Took Forever To Get Refilled?

Has Anyone Quit Their Preventative Because It Took Forever To Get Refilled?

I was taken off topomax 3 weeks ago when i got botox and was given samples of qulipta. Now its been a week without any medicine and i had my 2 migraines. But that is usual. I am sick of medicine and the side effects. Acid reflux and stomach aches. Anyone just listen to their bodies instead of the doctor?

A MyMigraineTeam Member

Paula and elizabeth thank you for sharing your stories. My doctor just gave me the option if a hysterctomy for my fibroid. Or i can wait and see if it shrinks next year. I think i am going to wait it… read more

Is Daily Ibuprofen Really Dangerous?

Is Daily Ibuprofen Really Dangerous?

I have a migraine headache starting first thing in the morning every day. Some days the headache is more severe and some days not too bad. Also, some days it resolves by noon and some days lasts all day. Overall, you can see it really interferes with my daily activities activities and just general sense of well being. Nobody wants to have a painful headache all day every day. I have found that I can reliably reduce the pain significantly by taking 2-200 mg Ibuprofen at 4:00 am and 2 high potency… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member

Thanks for the info.

Hormonal Migraines At Ovulation And Menstruation

Hormonal Migraines At Ovulation And Menstruation

Any suggestions I'm suffering so badly. After tracking my migraines I notice that they come around both ovulation and menstruation therefore I am attributing them to hormones. I will also get the occasional random one which ( like if I skipped a meal or was stressed or something) which is not as bad an can be moved with painkillers but these hormonal ones are brutal and do not shift with anything and are even surviving through a sleep now (which used to be the only thing that would help in a… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I used to get headaches right before my period started. They usually went away after my period started and were certainly not disabling for me. My migraines started when I went into menopause. If I… read more