Migraine Question of the Week, 6/22/11
Our readers ask some great questions about Migraine disease and other headache disorders here on MyMigraineConnection. Nancy and I both answer questions in our community question and answer section. Dr. Krusz and I answer other questions in our Ask the Clinician column.
Some of the questions apply to many of our readers, and are great topics for discussion. So, every week, I bring you our Question of the Week. I hope you'll take a few minutes to look at these questions and the answers, then join us in discussion. One of the best things about online communities is the opportunity to share information and experiences.
This week's Question of the Week:
I'm a 38yo F who has been suffering from severe chronic migraines since 10/2000?
I'm a 38yo F who has been suffering from severe chronic migraines since 10/2000. I have tried most all meds available, prevenitive, IV cocktails, OTC and pretty much every Triptan available with lil or no success with the exception of the Topamax, that is the only preventitive medication that has ever helped. In December 2010 I had my first seizure and since I have been on Depakote and now Lamictal they have worsened severely and have become very frequent. I was on Topamax in the past with tremendous success but due to kidney stones and renal failure...
Here are some extra links for you:
- Migraine and Headache Specialists - What's So Special?
- Patient Recommended Migraine and Headache Specialists
- Do you have questions? We have answers. Find the three places to ask questions on our Migraine Answers page.