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Is It True Getting The Daith Pierced Can Help To Relieve Migranes

Is It True Getting The Daith Pierced Can Help To Relieve Migranes

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

it did for about a month and a half and then they came back even worse so I thought I would get the other ear done hoping it would stop but no it came… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Has Anyone Have Their Doctor Put Them On Topamax For Migranes?

Has Anyone Have Their Doctor Put Them On Topamax For Migranes?

They put me on topamax 25mg eventually up to 3 times a day to help with my migraines. Has anyone else tried this? Any weird side effects?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I started taking 25 mg a day and now take 100 twice a day. I experienced tingling in my hands and feet and a loss for words. I’ve been on it for 5… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Does Anyone Have Lasting Tingling In Cheeckbone, Tongue?

Does Anyone Have Lasting Tingling In Cheeckbone, Tongue?

I've been taking Axert for migraines for several years now, maybe this is contributing? I noticed tingling during and after a migrane, but now have had persistent pins/needles/tingling in my tongue a week after the last migraine. Also have tingling in my left pinky, and will be talking about this with my GP.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Not noticed my tongue but my bottom lip tingles just the bottom one. I think it's when my BP and Migraine issues collide? My left leg and foot and… read more

posted 6 months ago

Has Anyone Gone To Cleveland Clinic's Neurologists Or To Dr. Winkelman At University Hospital?

Has Anyone Gone To Cleveland Clinic's Neurologists Or To Dr. Winkelman At University Hospital?

I have been under care with Cleveland Clinic for years and have been to their Imatch program. I'm moving on to a new neurologist hoping for another approach to treatment.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

That is the only rescue med I have now...works but takes a while.

posted over 2 years ago

What Kind Of Sumatriptan Should I Take?

What Kind Of Sumatriptan Should I Take?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I use a Sumatran injection. It is the only thing that works for me right now. I also have gastroparesis, but didn't have any luck with the nasal spray.

posted over 3 years ago

Does Anyone Know Why Cafergot Is No Longer Available In Canada?

Does Anyone Know Why Cafergot Is No Longer Available In Canada?

I found the combination of Caffeine and Erogotamine in this drug to be very effective.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Category is an old medication that was used for migraines.
Your Mom may want to think about seeing a headache specialist that can give her relief and… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Migraines Vs Menopause

Migraines Vs Menopause

Does anyone have migraines and think they were brought on by menopause? Or peri-menopause? I just turned 48, been having migraines for almost a year now, seems to becoming more frequently! Menstrual cycles are messed up also. Taking meds to regulate them, waiting for Mirana IUD Birth Control that should eliminate cycles, hopefully. Hoping it'll eliminate Migraines also. The worst migraines are 1-2 days before cycle starts, I've noticed, the last few months.
I've ordered the menopause OTC… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I have had migraines since I had children but just managed with OTC meds. They became much worse at perimenopause. I was hospitalized in February. I now… read more

posted 11 months ago

What Information Would You Give Someone When It Comes To Pregnancy And Migraines?

What Information Would You Give Someone When It Comes To Pregnancy And Migraines?

So this may be getting a little personal...My husband and I have been talking about having a baby. Right now, it's being postponed until after I have my TMJ surgery, which I meet my surgeon this month. (so nervous) but anyways, any advice on pregnancy and migraines? How to cope, has pregnancy made yours worse? better? Anything would be greatly appreciated, I know that everyone is different, but I would love to hear from people who… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

When I was pregnant my migraines went away. I was the healthiest I ever was. But after I gave birth things came back.

posted about 2 years ago

Is Anyone Else Using DHE Injections To Get Rid Of A Migraine Once It Has Come On And What Side Effects Do You Get? How Many Do You Need?

Is Anyone Else Using DHE Injections To Get Rid Of A Migraine Once It Has Come On And What Side Effects Do You Get? How Many Do You Need?

I was looking through the list of medications on this site and noticed that the form I take of one is not listed and that none of the members here I have come across yet are using. Is anyone else giving themselves DHE injections when they get a bad migraine? I give it in the side of the upper thigh. Sometimes I will have some slight ache in my muscles in my legs, or all muscles… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I have Torolol injections along with a phenergan injection. They are helpful. They do sting when they go in, but ask the nurse to go slow and it really… read more

posted about 1 year ago