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Severe migraines, doctor wants signed contract for hydrocodone?

Full Question: I have had severe migraines for over 25 years and have gone to the same doctor for 35. After years of medications not working and taking over 1,600 MG of Advil a day, nothing worked until she gave me hydrocodone 10/325. My migraines the week before my period will be daily for 4-5 days and then I usually have a migraine 1 - 2 days... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Teri Robert

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Author of "Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches"

Midrin medicines for Migraines? - Migraine Question of the Week

What's available now to replace Midrin for Migraines? That's just one of the great questions our readers have asked Migraine disease and other headache disorders here on HealthCentral's Migraine community. Ellen and I both answer questions in our community question and answer section. Dr. Watson and I answer other questions in our Ask the... Read moreChevron
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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Medication Side Effect or Heart Attack? I Go to the ER to Find Out

Pressure in the middle of my chest. Lightheaded. I feel like I can’t breathe in all the way. My left arm feels funny. My back hurts. My heart is beating really fast.     This was me last Sunday. I spent some time lost in feeling crappy, but then my brain finally kicked in. In February, I wrote a post about women and heart... Read moreChevron
Karen Lee Richards

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Co-Founder of the National Fibromyalgia Assn.

Help Fight the Stigma of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Enter the Live Bold Photo Contest

If you live with fibromyalgia or another chronic pain condition, you're probably all too aware of the stigma that often accompanies these invisible illnesses. People with chronic pain are too often looked upon as being lazy or hypochondriacs because we're not able to do everything we once did. We're labeled as drug seekers simply because we have... Read moreChevron
posted 06/30/2014, comments (0)|
Ellen Schnakenberg

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Patient educator and advocate

Migraine and Headache Awareness Blog Challenge 22 - Watching Over Me

Migraine and my other comorbid conditions such as Sjogren’s syndrome, lupus, dystonia and spinal disease, make it difficult for me to do the normal day to day things most people take for granted. Today’s National Migraine and Headache Awareness Blog Challenge is personal to me because I do require so much help.   Today’s... Read moreChevron
posted 06/22/2014, comments (0)|

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