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I Get Migraine Headaches

For sufferers of the insanely painful headaches known as Migraines 2,655 People

    Arrghhhhhh!! 😪😪 they are terrible :(
    CharlieSchreiber CharlieSchreiber 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Pain - I do suffer from a lot of migraine headaches and that is due to my Arnold Chiari Malformation. You see a few yrs ago I actually had some sort of a seizure. I had lost...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    I used to have migraines all the time. The Dr. Had me on Topamax for it yrs ago. I dont like taking script meds, so I started Zi Xiu Tang Bee Pollen for weight loss & health 4...
    ZiXiuTangBeePollen ZiXiuTangBeePollen 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    Everyone In My Family Gets Migraines! - I hate migraines! they are the worst! my eye hurts, i feel my vein pumping like crazy! The light bothers me! Any little noise makes it hurt...
    wendysosa wendysosa 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2012

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    Wow not alone, since a child I would get strong migraines where I would be so ill I was sick they would come on fast and I would sleep them off, when ever my mum would cook curry I...
    Mrmatt1981 Mrmatt1981 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I sometimes have to go home from school because of them. It's happened a few times and isn't worth it
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    The Worst Migraine Of My Life - One night I went out to dinner and bowling. Before I arrived at the restaurant I felt the familiar feeling of a headache coming on. I thought I...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 3 Responses May 20, 2011

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    Typically when you think of migraines, you think of pain. My experience is a bit different, but strangely enough still classified as a migraine. The entire left half of my scalp...
    liestold liestold 18-21 1 Response Mar 5

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    From Detox To Botox - Last week I received my first set of Botox injections into the head and neck areas. The purpose to reduce the number of oral meds necessary to tolerate the...
    paco35 paco35 56-60, M 7 Responses Mar 4, 2012

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    How I Cope - Someone posted a question on my story about what I do to treat/cope with my migraines. The only hope I have is to prevent the triggers. For me, the main trigger...
    jean0401 jean0401 22-25, F 13 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Usually They Are Baby Migraines..... - But every once in ahwile I will get a big one and it will last for a few days.
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    I used to get seriously bad stress headaches I saw a neurological doctor and he took a MIR and I had an abnormal chemical imbalance in my brain I didn't need surgery, he...
    snowman70 snowman70 41-45, M Dec 22, 2013

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    When i dont eat or sleep too much they are really bad.
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    It's like having the brightest light in the universe blasted into your eyes nonstop, it gets to a point to where the pain feels like its on the surface of your skin to where you...
    misternobrain misternobrain 22-25, M Jan 9

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    Currently stuck in class with the start of the migraine I feel like the light is piercing my eyes and the sounds are tearing my eardrums and I feel like I may pass out if I can't...
    Acacia21 Acacia21 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Migraines Are From The Devil! - I have suffered for over a decade with chronic migraines. I get my migraine on the left side, in the exact same spot, every time. They have...
    Lexus45 Lexus45 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 17, 2013

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    Book called "MIGRAINES" Did any of you read Oliver Sack's book about MIGRAINES ? So interesting , and amazing how you can pinpoint the symtons I have. Recommended !
    boxersoff4u boxersoff4u 51-55, M Dec 22, 2013

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    Did You Hear The One About The Girl With Migraines.... - Like many others in this group, I am cursed with the affliction of migraines. At their peak, every day of my life was...
    jean0401 jean0401 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    It feels like my brain is coming out of my eyes and nothing can make noise around me. It sucks my first migraine was on 6th grade.
    792kiss 792kiss 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I Get Headaches With Nausea -        My headaches tend to be accompanied by nausea that comes on when I have had the headache for a while.  Then I don't have an appetite, in...
    MDenise MDenise 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 21, 2011

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    Blows my mind how cookie cutter migraines are; so very predictable; as I read each experience, I realize I could almost copy/paste to share my own. The warning blur... sensory...
    awakenalive79 awakenalive79 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    My migraines started in 7th grade and it's junior year and they still persist. They aren't everyday anymore but now they are either barely there enough to annoy me(which is usually...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    ... The best times with migraines were the times when the pain drove me to vomiting to the point of pained dry heaving... At the same time,of course increasing the blood pressure...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Mar 18

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    I have been getting migraines since I was around 12. I truly believe it is hormone related. I usually get one or two a month especially around my period. The older I get the...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 28

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    How to Tell if You're Having a Migraine: 1. Aura. Some people who get migraines experience auras, such as flickering lights, spots, or lines. 2. Depression, Irritability, or...
    Owlmaid Owlmaid 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Mine are hormonal so I get them everyday starting two days before I start my period until the day after I finish it. This week just happens to be that week. I'm sitting in school...
    acidxxxfire acidxxxfire 18-21, F Mar 3

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    I've has migraines since I was 8 years old they're worst in the winter. They come and go everyday. Sometime light noise or smell will bring one on. Its still a little frustrating.
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have these weird ones where it feels like theres a spike in my head. It drains my energy and i've fallen asleep in class a few times. Its fine cause they know about and don't...
    clodfish clodfish 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 13

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    Crying Hurts - I always wondered why every time I cry I get a massive migraine. The pain is not limited to my head either my face and cheeks and jaw and even my teeth will hurt bad...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Horrible Semester - I got my first migraine in fifth grade. I went blind, I was incoherent, I was puking and I really truly thought I was dying. I was young though. I get what are...
    mntdewit mntdewit 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2013

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    "Classic" Migraines Since Age 4 - I am looking for others who have been diagnosed with "classic" migraines and have had them for a number of years. From what my...
    experiencelife2day experiencelife2day 36-40 5 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    Migraines - I used to get them all the time and never had relief. The prescription meds made me so out of it, I couldn't do anything if I took it. So I quite those rather quickly...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    Why Now? - I have always had health issues... but I was happy to never struggle with migraines- that is, until this year. Suddenly, I am in a whole new world of pain and blurred...
    Starlatheimmortal Starlatheimmortal 22-25, F 13 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    Scared! They Are Torture. I Don'T Know What To Do!!!! I Want My Life Again. - Waiting to see what the Endocrinologist says tomorrow and very scared. They started over the past...
    sasha0309 sasha0309 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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    How Do You Explain It to Your Family? - I have been suffering form Migraines for over 8 years. I have complex triggers and get them 2-3 times a week, mostly for approx 48 hrs at a...
    LuLuyAiden LuLuyAiden 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2007

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    Ever since I had a seizure in my senior year of high school, I've been getting these migraines. The pain varies from time to time. This time, last night, was so terrible. It was...
    ariecon23 ariecon23 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    Simple, Drug-free Relief That Worked For Me - I am sharing this because I wish I could have found this out sooner. I want to help you. Last Wednesday, while I was at work, a little...
    eukaryote eukaryote 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    I got my first one today at school. It was crazy. I thought i was going blind at first during fourth period. Everything was looking all wavy and i saw different colors. I did not...
    Dapperness Dapperness 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I Was Afraid I Was Going to End Up a Drug Addict My Migranes Were So Bad! - Long story short after several Migrane clinics and tons of Demerol. I ran across a optomitrist who...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 3 Responses May 9, 2007

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    The worst pain!! Starts with my eyes and vision - as soon as I get that glare like blur I know what I'm in for. Then comes the stabbing pain. All I can do is wait out the pain...
    smashed1 smashed1 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 15

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    Migraines - I can't stand perfumes and colognes people wear. It's like they practically bathe in it! Once I take a whiff of that, my head starts screaming like a banshee, and won't...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 2 Responses Aug 26, 2012

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    Pain - I've had migraines for 24 years. I'm on preventive beta blockers and I take midrin when an attack comes on. I have tried to explain what the pain feels like. The only...
    shadesofblue shadesofblue 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2009

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    I Savor The Times - When the headaches get to the point when just the pressure of a light pillow hurts my neck. The pain which then travels up to my face, eyes and head. When the...
    paco35 paco35 56-60, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    Diagnosed At An Early Age - I was diagnosed with multi-focal migraines when I was 8.  I was told to monitor trigger foods, etc. like chocolate, aged chesses, etc...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 6, 2008

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    I never had a migraine until about two years ago. During work I began to have intense headaches, dizziness, weakness, feeling light-headed, blurred visions, and some times I saw...
    AnythingQuiet AnythingQuiet 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    Along with normal migraines, I get a type of headache that is so rare, I might be the only person who has it. It perfectly mirrors the pain of having an eyelash in your eye...
    MovieJunkie MovieJunkie 13-15, F Mar 23

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    I don't know what I did in a past life for the universe to curse me with these migraines
    proudperson proudperson 18-21, M Feb 23

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    I can't get relief from these migraines ! Any suggestions ?!?!
    k8tey k8tey 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 25

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    I Hate Migraines - I too used to suffer terribly from migraines, from the age of 13/14. I had no idea what they we're, i would cry as i would not be able to see anything out of my...
    SOB1 SOB1 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 10, 2006

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    What It Feels Like - As I'm lying here, getting a migraine, I was thinking about explaining migraine pain to someone who doesn't get migraines.The best way I can explain it is to...
    eukaryote eukaryote 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    I Suffer From Extreamly Inteance Migraines - Hello, I'm crazycoolcat28 I have been a migraine suffer since 2000, at the time they were managabale and I could keep them under...
    crazycoolcat28 crazycoolcat28 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 9, 2006