Does anyone get Botox for migraines?
does it work for Barometric Pressure trigger migraine?
Does insurance cover?
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Ugh. Drug prices/insurance rules are very frustrating and for me, at least, they add unnecessary stress.
I’m having trouble getting my insurance to cover Emgality and my neuro says that Aimovig might be easier to get through for some reason. However, I’m rather concerned about the severe constipation side effect that has caused some patients to need surgery as that has been an issue I’ve had my whole life. How have you guys combatted that side effect? Any info you think would be useful would be much appreciated! TIA! 😊
Many of the treatments for migraine cause constipation. My neurologist prescribed magnesium for it. It's a big help!
I just got an article in my inbox that spoke about using weighted blankets. I knew nothing about them.
Has anyone tried a weighted blanket to help with sleep or pain at night?
Here's a link to the article.
https://aginghealthytoday.com/2022/08/09/benefi...(Phone number can only be seen by MyMigraineTeam users)&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Benefits-Of-Sleeping-With-A-Weighted-Blanket
I'm off to research it. But I would love feedback if anyone has any!
Hugs all around
I did return it. And no problem!
Love ❤️ it. 22 good days. No side affects. Only 3 migraines in October as compared to more than 15 per month before.
My neuro eye doc prescribed Neurolens for my headaches. They are prism/progressive glasses. I haven't picked them up yet. T hey are supposed to be hard to get used to.Mikayla
I'm so sorry
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