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Migraine Auras But No Pain

Migraine Auras But No Pain

Does any have the aura but no pain? I have had the aura's for years but no pain.

A MyMigraineTeam Member

Yes, not everyone has pain w aura. My mother never had pain w it and neither have I.

Anyone Experiencing Feet Swelling And Weight Gain While Taking Gabapentin/neurontin?

Anyone Experiencing Feet Swelling And Weight Gain While Taking Gabapentin/neurontin?

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I had severe swelling of my feet and legs with Lyrica and Avinza. Neurontin made my hair fall out.

Memory Loss

Memory Loss

Howdy again, Migraine Warriors. I'm dealing with a symptom that seems to have dual causes & I'm curious who else struggles with it & how they deal with it, especially ways to reverse the effects. Memory loss. Like, severe dementia-style memory loss. Scary, will-i-wake-up-tomorrow-&-not-know-who-i-am scary. My causes seem to be migraine compounded by years of gabapentin (neurontin) use. I've gotten several responses from my PCP about it from 'your only option is to quit the gabapentin & hope for… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member

my doctor started me on memantine, which it what they prescribe for people with dementia. Too soon to see if it helps

Depakote For Migraines?

Depakote For Migraines?

Hey All,

I'm currently on depakote for my epilepsy. Has anybody had luck with this drug as a migraine component? I'm currently taking two 500mg tablets at night. Along with my neurontin 800mg one tablet 3x a day.

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I take 1000mg at night for my seizures. And my neuro just increased my dose of Neurontin to 3200mg a day because one of my other meds caused too many problems with depression. The longest I've gone… read more

Best Combo For Migraines

Best Combo For Migraines

I'm seeing my neurologist on the 12th. I'm currently on Neurontin for migraines. Does anyone have a suggestion for one for be good to add/replace it?

A MyMigraineTeam Member

Sent my neurologist a message. Will see what he thinks I should do about all of these migraines and my medication not helping. I've only had 3 seizures since Nov 15 thanks to the medication but have… read more

Does Anyone Else Feel Sick ALL The Time?

Does Anyone Else Feel Sick ALL The Time?

I am on sumatriptain 50mg and also propranolol. I really don't recall if it was after taking these medicines or if it's been longer but....I feel awesome and on top of the world and when I do it's soon to come, the head pain. The nausea the sweating and stuffy head. The want stop throwing up. When the head finally stops hurting. I'm starving and the next 3/4 days I feel so beat. So tired. Still nauseated. Then day after day I wake up feeling so hot, hard to breath and just not right. Not sure… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I never really feel good
..sometimes the isolated head pain that doesn't erupt into a full blown migraine is less or more each day but it's always there!

BeKoool Soft Gels

BeKoool Soft Gels

Anyone else have luck BeKooool Soft Gel Sheets? Tamed my migraine last night. That plus 2 tabs of advil. Had a small cup of coffee with dinner. Might have been the cause. Anyway, it really helped.

A MyMigraineTeam Member

You're welcome. Tried them the other night. Had a migraine that started around 12:30 AM. They really helped me.

Neurontin

Neurontin

Hi has anyone experience with really bad fatigue with gabapentin? My doctor started me off on 100mg and gradually increased it to 300mg. I have only been taking the 300mg for 2 days but I fell so sleepy. Does this pass? If so how long did it take to pass? On the up side it is helping with my migraines so I am thankful for that

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I found that the sleepiness wears off after a couple of weeks. taking it at bedtime is
great advice

Has Anyone Ever Woke In The Middle Of The Night With A Migraine

Has Anyone Ever Woke In The Middle Of The Night With A Migraine

Feel like I get hit in the head with a baseball bat. Lasts a few hours and then goes away. They happen frequently don’t know what to do???!!?!

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I know those actions all too well. It sucks because your losing money and also because, at least in my experience, the people you work with don't understand and think you're faking it, because they… read more

Has Anyone Suffered From Memory Loss Due To A Migraine?

Has Anyone Suffered From Memory Loss Due To A Migraine?

I was hospitalized over the weekend due to what started out as a horrible headache, then vomiting, and memory loss. At first they thought I may have had a mini stroke but all my tests came out negative. The Dr at the hospital suggested I talk with my primary Dr about migraines. My husband says I couldn't remember things for more than 30 seconds at a time. I kept asking the same questions over and over again and I couldn't answer questions I know the answers to like, who the president is… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member

I never considered if it was enhanced by my 3 spinal taps. I will discuss this new possibility with my Dr next visit! Thanks! Also if you take certain meds, notably gabapentin (neurontin) & depakote… read more