Posts Tagged ‘chronic migraine’

Not long ago, my MS doctor suggested I try low-dose cymbalta for my migraines and pain in general. (Cymbalta is an anti-depressant, and SSRI/SNRIs are often used for nerve pain. I’d tried one before topiramate, and my body has adapted so well to my migraine meds that I need to up the ante a bit, […]


Just a little bit ago, through newsfeeds, I found this link: Living With Invisible Disabilities I think there are many of us in the world who have some sort of invisible disability… to some degree. MS is one, my chronic migraines bring another. Heck, you could also say that insomnia is an invisible disability, and […]


until my milestone 40th birthday! (Well… minus two days. August 5th is my big day!) (btw, thanks for all of the recent comments, y’all, and thanks to all of the new followers! Good to see you guys and talk with you guys!) Six months back, I said I wanted to make a difference this year. […]


Happy February! 🙂 I’m still awaiting my official follow-up appointment this coming Monday. But (knock on wood) I’ve had significantly fewer headaches and pain in general since following their regimen (“detox tea”, contrast showers, and eating more cruciferous vegetables to flush excess estrogen from my system). In fact, friends who’ve known me almost a decade […]


The past few months, I’ve been in and out of my regular urgent care/walk-in clinic for pain issues, primarily migraines. I experience several days of migraines in a row… then they clear up for maybe a week… then it all starts again… before and after my December trip, I had a few that led me […]


I’d say the answer is… NOT, for those of us dealing with chronic pain. I was lecturing on alcohol use and abuse not too long ago to my health class. I found a great youtube video on hangovers, and how to deal with the effects. It specifically said to replenish B vitamins, but to avoid […]