Visit our message boards any day, and you'll find posts from people whose main problem with Migraine care is Attitude — not theirs, but that of some medical professionals, some media, and much of the general public. Too many people still don't realize that Migraine is a genetic neurological disease . They still stereotype us, consider us "drug seekers," and continue to misunderstand Migraine disease. When Michael John Coleman, the director of MAGNUM , the National Migraine Association, and the rest of the MAGNUM staff discovered that Elvis Presley was reported to have been a Migraineur, they set out to investigate. The article below is the result of his months of in-depth research. In the heartland of the country, Migraine sufferer Jennifer Johnson is rushed to a Wisconsin emergency room. Jennifer, who suffers from just a few Migraines a year, was not responding to her home OTC (over-the-counter) treatment regimen and so came to the ER to put an end ...
Last year I developed a severe migraine that lasted for 3 months and left me unable to work. On January 8 of this year I developed the same type of headache only it has lasted 4 months so far and left me unable to get out of bed most days. With both occurrences I have been hospitalized and put on DHE but to no avail. The first time I was also given one round of Botox which didn't help. I have had migraines for over 20 years but these are new. What type of migraine could it be as it doesn't respond to any treatment.
I am frustrated and want to find help but my new specialist doesn't seem to be doing anything to help me. I saw him last week and all he did was prescribe Toradol shots for the really bad days. He has me on Depakote and I think it is causing severe depression but isn't helping with the headache. He hasn't ordered any testing and I can't keep living like this. Kathy.
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