Migraines often leave me feeling weak and pathetic; I am a victim of my own body, always in pain. I have spent the night at the Emergency Room because of my Migraines, I am on Federal Disability because of my Migraines, and I have had to cancel many many plans because of my Migraines. The […]
There are many different types of treatments out there for Migraines, and many different pain killers available. In my experience, the best pain relief comes from Medical Marijuana (which I will call MMJ). Marijuana consists of over 100 different chemicals, called cannabinoids; the most prevalent and well known cannabinoids are THC and CBD. THC is […]
I have had Migraines since I was seven, and for years I felt so alone. When I was diagnosed with Migraines, my little sister (who I will call K) had already been diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. Compared to Migraines, JRA is more “visible” – joints swell up, inflammation markers in the blood rise, and […]
We’ve all heard of Botox – beautiful people use it to stay beautiful. But Botox injections can also help with Migraines. Botox has become a common treatment for Chronic Migraines, which means 15 or more headache days a month. I have been using Botox for a couple of years now, So while there aren’t a […]
My biggest problem with Migraines comes in the form of guilt – I always feel guilty. As a wife, I am constantly relying on my husband to work and pay the bills as well as do the necessary chores. I worry about having a child because I dread the days I will let them down. […]
I’ve had Migraines all my life – I was diagnosed at age seven. I’ve often wondered if my Migraines started earlier than that, but simply went undiagnosed. I was often sick as a young child. I was sick for every holiday, vomiting and unable to attend any big social event. Other days, I would wake […]
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