I get really bad migraine and can be in bed in a dark room sometimes for up to 10 days. What I do now as it really works for me is put my head in a basin of cold water and with a jug pour the water over the back of my neck and then just towel dry my hair so it's still a little wet and cold. Some friends use a frozen packet of peas but I find it too cold.
Good idea! : )
Feverfew, and beta-blockers, and some anti-depressants have been successful in reducing the frequency of migraines.<br />
I think Imitrex has been mentioned, but for me, it elevated my blood pressure and heart rate.<br />
I start with Excedrin Migraine (many stores have a generic equivalent) that contains Aspirin, Acetaminophen, and caffeine, then move to Fioricet / Fiorinol (sp?) contain Aspirin, butalbital, and caffeine / Acetaminophen, ,butalbital , and caffeine. If that doesn't work I go to Vicodin.
Hand reflexology-Water-Sleep somehow works for me ;)<br />
Presc<x>ription glasses sometimes helps too..
Hey you should msg me i have been studying migraines since i was younger in my spare time, and have been getting them since i was 16 so many different things can help them. A natural cure for one that has already started... that is really tricky, but i smoke pot when i get a migraine, or i take opiates for the pain. Natural cause for one that already started that is pretty much non existant. Many ways to prevent them though. Get a rx from your doctor for Imitrex works for most people. not really for me but it used to.
Interesting about the gov talking people off narcotics. I used to get Stadol ns, and percocet 5/12 befor my doctor found out about my drug addiction, but its pretty pathetic, because migriaine pain is the worst pain ever.............
Wow that is rediculous. I'm sorry to hear you had to suffer for the holiday, and miss out on family time. I know exactly what you mean drs dont take migraine pain seriously enough. I get my pain killers from other sources, only way to keep my migrines in check (when they are really bad). You could also always go to the hospital, they will give you an Iv of demerol or something and kill the pain. I hate migraines and i hate how some dump people ruin things for everyone. I dont blame the people, i blame the retards who think just cause there son did it or just cause some teens are doing it, it is a red flag for everyone. Good luck hope you feel better soon!
i havent found anything in 11 years.
They say butterbur helps.