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I Have a Migraine

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    Migraine's Of The Worst Kind

    I too suffer from migraines and can't seem to get to the bottom of what actually causes it. Mine can last up to 10 days and I sometimes stay in bed in a dark room wearing my sunglasses as my eyes are so light sensitive. Pouring cold water over the back of my neck always helps...
    mpde mpde 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2012

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    It started at 3AM, I had to get up at 6

    and go to work. It's past 10 and that stupid thing still hurts....so annoying. And to make it worse I don't have much to do to keep me busy :(
    Sleih Sleih 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 10

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    Over 24 Hours Now

    What do you do when you want nothing more than to scoop your eyes out with a rusty, sharp spoon? I was up all night last eve, in the shower at 3 am until 4, laid in every possible position, tried to sit and relax but nothing. I got up and forced myself to drive to work, hiding...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 7 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Ow

    I have a terrible migraine headache right now. Its really bad, I can't stand them, because I have no health insurance, so I am using over-the-counter meds, but I still can't take them... because they meds don't do ****. Ugh!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Nov 22, 2009

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    For the Past Two Days

    starting when i woke yesterday morning and, thankfully, ending today at noon after i took zomig this morning. there was a time when i suffered with migraines for three days in a row, several times a month. now, i usually get them once a month, hormonal migraines. this one was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 4, 2009

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    I have another migraine.

    It started on the left, so I know it is going to be a rough one. Right now I am nauseated and pain is radiating from my head down my neck to my shoulders. And this is an hour after I took my migraine meds!! FML....someone kill me now.....
    sassyg1rl sassyg1rl 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    Get It Off Me!

    Get it off!! It...it mocks me...
    musared musared 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2009

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    I Have Migraines

    I have Migraines,sometimes with horrible headache & neck pain & sometimes just aura symptoms. But I have them & they are unpleasant.I'm currently taking prevention medications(Neurontin,Nadolol,&, Amitriptyline.) I get a load of migraine symptoms usually just not really bad...
    MrSamGary87 MrSamGary87 22-25 Dec 16, 2012

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    Another

    Just a very long day, didn't sleep well again last night and woke up with the pounding. It's not the kids fault that I was not functioning well so we went about our activities for the day. Needless to say I'm now paying the price for it. I'm about to crash but needed to get a few...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2009

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    Oh God I just wish it stopes I am

    so in pain I took painkillers with no results I cant think straight i feel it pounding like crazy Some times i wish i could remove the painful part and through it away maybe at the wall then stomp it and burn it and get rid of it Oh God it hurts so much My temper aint...
    nouraruon nouraruon 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Currently have my first ever migraine.

    Someone! Help me! What do I do!!
    clandastine clandastine 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Dear Migraine, Why are you torturing me like

    this? What did I do to you? Can you just go away with a take of paracetamol? You really hell hurts. 😭😭😭 Love, Me 💙
    iamblue1234 iamblue1234 18-21, F Apr 27

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    Whenever I stay up late,

    stay in front of my laptop for long hours of time or stay up late, for sure when I wake up in the morning I already have a severe headache >_< .
    Krelaine Krelaine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Day 2.....

    I am on day 2 of this migraine from hell. Nothing is helping. I feel so bad. One more day of this, and Im going to need to go to the er...its getting bad =/ I'd kill for some relief....
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 10, 2010

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    Feel It...

    I feel a Migriane headache coming on. So I took some excredian I hope it works, but knowing my luck it won't. I hate when its my time of the month, it seems like I was just getting over it, and now its here again :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10, 2009

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    Need a Dull Knife

    I'm here to get my mind off of it but feel like regurgitate crap! It started earlier but has gotten progressively worse to the point that I'm typing through tears. I got home from school and just ran to the bathroom and got sick. I'm nibbling on bread to soak up the meds I popped...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 3, 2009

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    Ugh

    I didn't sleep good last night....and this morning, I woke up with a headache, and now its just getting worse and worse. Now I am on the verge of getting a really bad migraine. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    It hasn't gone away yet

    and my head hurts sooooooooooooo damn much. I literally feel like I'm going to collapse or freaking explode, the pain is just unbearable.
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F Sep 4

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    Sudendly....

    All of a Suden I have a really bad migraine. It came on about two hours ago. I have taken two excredians for it, and I have also lowered the light on my laptop so it doesn't bother me. It really sucks, but I am doing my best to handle it.....
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 23, 2009

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    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 8

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    Horrible Excruciating Pain

    I've been dealing with them for a few years, but today had to be one of the worst. The heat just escalates it and no matter how long I rest or what meds I take nothing works.. except for strong pain killers and I can't even take any of those right now, all I'm supposed to take is...
    babyblueeyes0417 babyblueeyes0417 22-25, F May 30, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    My wife and I are illustrating a daily graphic novel called migraine365. In a year it will be published in book form. Everyday we illustrate a new page of what it is like to live...
    migraine365 migraine365 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    My botox for migraines treatment was 2 days ago. It almost didn't happen because the price went up to $1,800 per treatnent. But it did and I have been exhausted ever since. I...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F Sep 5

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    I have a migraine just about everyday. It's starting to scare me. They have gotten progressively worst. It all started two years ago when I had a kidney infection. I have no clue...
    Prettygirl8726 Prettygirl8726 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I had the botox treatment 10 days ago and the severity of the migraines have greatly lessened. I'm thankful for that! The confusion and forgetfulness (amnesia like symptoms from...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I have been dealing with migraine headaches for years now. Anything that I have taken does not seem to help and when I get a migraine it starts in front and goes all the way around...
    Krimsonraine Krimsonraine 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I don't just get migraine headaches though mine has been a chronic one. For 7 years. And the doctors don't know how to help me. The pain EVERYDAY is unbearable and I feel like I'm...
    thatoneinpain thatoneinpain 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    Mine are absolutely debilitating. Migraines wipe me out for the whole day, and the medication only makes my drowsiness worse. It feels like there's something digging deep into my...
    Vixen2010 Vixen2010 22-25, F Sep 1

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    I had my migraines under control for about 6 months. They are back with a vengeance. Had one last night, woke up with it and still almost 24 hours later it hasn't left. Any...
    SocioNarcc SocioNarcc 31-35, M 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I've looked but no others on here - seeing if anyone else has suffered with this? I get it less now but the Migraines are changing, getting worse in terms of pain in my head and...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 4

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    DSPS probably began for me in my teenage years. I didn't know what it was and had no name for it. Like many other people's experience with DSPS, it was assumed that I was lazy or...
    softgreenhourglass softgreenhourglass 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    Ive had headaches since i was little. No scan or medication ever worked. The only relief i have found was after visiting a chiropractor and finding out my horrible posture has...
    mawniegirl mawniegirl 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    In January I was finally diagnosed with POTS. For the past three years I have been being misdiagnosed with depression, migraines, and other stuff. It was really hard because my...
    babyhunnybunny babyhunnybunny 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I am really struggling cos I have fibromylagia , migraines , ins , Pcos and so many others. the last year has been tough and I have been unable to complete my studies .
    ebitogu ebitogu 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Sorry in advance if this post doesn't fit guidelines or whatever, this is the first time I've ever used this site. For the last 7 weeks I've been constantly in and out of the...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F Aug 21

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    'Annoying' is an understatement for this boy. I seriously do not know what has gotten into him. It is like something in the air hit him, like a virus. I HATE the way puberty...
    TheFrozenOne TheFrozenOne 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    I have seen a lot of people on EP and in real life throwing this word around like a hot potato. The two most inappropriately used words in this generation, in my personal opinion...
    AlexandriaDark AlexandriaDark 18-21, F Aug 30

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    I was first diagnosed June of 2013. After I had gone in in March and May of 2013, asking for my thyroid to be checked because I knew my body was failing. I was 22 but I felt like I...
    acsalbright acsalbright 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    They have changed. They used to be not that bad but could lead to vertigo attacks - now that is horrible trust me - if you've had it you'll know. Some could last a day really bad...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I was born with brain damage. When my mom was in labour, we went under stress. I have troubles feeling certain emotions, I lack some impulse control, and I blackout and get severe...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I struggle with it everyday. My mom thought this might help. Im trying new things so here goes nothing. I dont want to be defined by my disease, but everything i do is impacted by...
    BrittMari BrittMari 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Before I knew what Hirsutism was, before I knew what PCOS was I thought that I was just abnormal. Everything about me was abnormal. I never believed that I was normal. I always...
    Guilty1982 Guilty1982 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    To Medicate - or Not. I hope my story & experience can help someone else that is struggling with Anxiety and Depression and is worried about taking medication. I think I have...
    ALynn007 ALynn007 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I was diagnosed just 3 weeks ago and while it is scary to come to terms with, I am glad I finally have a diagnosis and a game plan to feeling better. For years I have felt ill...
    Kariliz Kariliz 46-50, F Aug 26

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    I have suffered with CVS my entire life, from age two to now (Im 17). Along the way I've learned how to cope and help my episodes. All these helpful tricks may work for you but are...
    Platinumryan Platinumryan 16-17 Sep 4

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    I literally am reading all these stories and my heart aches. I have been in two mental hospitals and been batteling depression for six years. I have cutt every place there is skin...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My mother is a narcissist. My dad is her faithful enabler. They have been married for 52 years and to this day he does what she says. My mother was never home growing up. When...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    My mother trashes my integrity every time she can. This last time is the point of no return for me... I have been a good daughter my entire life. I have been successful and...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 27 mins ago

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    My mom was a single parent to me and I'm an only child. She worked her *** off providing for me.. So I spent most of my time growing up with babysitters and family members. She did...
    sunshiineee sunshiineee 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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