I Have Terrible Migraines

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    Most start with irritability

    and my right arm going numb... tingly feeling from fingertips all the way up my arm and to my shoulder-blade - sometimes even the right side of my face. Then numbness. Then so much pain. Light flashes behind the eyes, terrible right-side pain. Meds I take are Fioricet and...
    megandroid megandroid
    36-40, F
    Feb 2, 2014

    Yucky

    Been struggling with these for years. Primarily triggered by hormones and sunlight... It's gotten bad enough that if I go outside in the daytime I almost always get a migraine. Sumatriptan works ok for me, and I got the mirena IUD which worked wonders except it completely erased...
    chemkat chemkat
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2013

    I Have Chronic Migraines

    That take me out for days at a time. They cause vertigo, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound. I have had them since my early teens. The last couple of years I have them constantly. We spend a fortune on meds each month just to try to prevent them. Plus what we spend to treat...
    JennaR JennaR
    51-55, F
    Aug 1, 2012

    I Have Hemiplegic Migraines

    I have been on a lot of different meds and have recently winged myself off several of them and have cut many things out of my diet to help prevent migraines. My life is more different now than ever. I feel better!
    misserin27 misserin27
    26-30, F
    Oct 2, 2013

    Today's migraine is most likely due to crying

    yesterday. My marriage is a energy drain.
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce
    41-45, F
    Oct 16, 2014

    Omg today was a bad one.

    It started last night and for the very first time it was on the left side of my head where I typically feel them on the right side. So of course I didn't take my medication until I was in tears and couldn't function anymore. Next time I will know.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 3, 2014
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