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Migraine

Also known as Eletriptan, Ergotamine, Imigran, Maxalt, Migraleve, Naratriptan, Relpax, Rizatriptan, Sumatriptan, Zolmitriptan

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  • I've had a chronic headache for 9 weeks! HELP ME!!

    Hello readers, I am a 12 year old female and some of you may have read my post in headache- headache for 5 weeks-help me!!!!!!  I am not pregnant and I haven’t got my periods.   My headache started on the 2nd May and I came home from school early with a headache like I usually get- see below....

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  • Is this migraine still ?

    Hi I'm looking for some advice of people off that have migraine I'm 33 years old and ive suffered headaches since i was 17 , from 17 years old untill 27 yrs old i had typical migraine. One sided pounding head pain with dizziness and sensitive to lights and sound and I use to suffer these...

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  • Can anybody help me?! Doc says Migraine..???

    Hello, I am new to this so please bare with me and i apologise for the long post. Im at 26 year old female. Began to feel unwell end of February (approx. 27th)   Saw GP on 5th March. Symptoms: ·      Pressure behind eye ·      Shooting...

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  • Frequent aura attacks - only very slight headache afterw...

    Frequent aura attacks - only very slight headache afterwards. Attacks last 30 minutes - can be either right or left sided. Aura starts in shape of small zigzag letter 'c' (this way 'c' seen if on left - reversed if on right)then gets larger until the 'C' disappears out of view...

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  • Rebound headaches

    I have been a migraine sufferer for over 40 years and for the last few years I have been on Pizotifen which did proof helpful until last year when I started to get more frequent attacks so I was referred back to the neurologist and had an MRI scan which was all clear. The last few weeks the attacks have...

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  • Acupuncture and chronic migraine

    Hi all, Has anyone tried acupuncture for chronic migraine and did it help? I tried it about 4 years ago, but it didn't work. If anything, it might have made it worse. But the person I went to didn't really talk at all or discuss the problem. So I'm thinking of trying again if I can find...

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  • Vestibular Migraine

    10 years ago my ENT diagnosed me with vestibular migraine. There is no pain, only 24 hours that begins with (what i call) violent vertigo, then continues with nausea and dizziness. Driving is impossible during vertigo and difficult with the rest. He put me on verapamil and my attacks went from every...

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  • sumatriptan

    I have been taking sumatriptan for about 3 months ,as needed. Now my blood pressure has gone up which is a side effect of the medication. Has anyone else had this happen?

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  • Candesarten - Anyone found it helps??

    After suffering migraines/headaches for nearly 40 years I have tried everything under the sun and nothing works.  Recent prophylaxis are Amitriptyline, Propranolol, Topirimate and Epilim. None worked all left me with bad side effects.  My Neuro has now put me on Candesartan, been taking 16mg...

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  • Migraines everyday, all day, for 9 months. Help!!

    Remember your worst migraine. How much pain you were in and how you just couldn't do anything. That's how I am everyday. Right so I'm a 20 year old female, I'm and student and work as a waitress part time. So, I started with a headache on the 18th January this year, pain killers didn't...

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  • Chronic daily migraines? Not sinusitis

    Hello, I have no idea where to start with this. For the past 2 years I have dealt with what I thought was sinusitis. After multiple ENT trips, numerous meds (steroids, antibiotics, nasal sprays) I have had no relief. Everyday I am sensitive to light and sound. My balance is off. I am constantly congested...

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  • Hey All, Hopefully this little tip will give you some relief

    Hi everyone, I've been spending a lot of time on this website reading about migraines, tension headaches, and about anxiety for awhile now.  All of you are so supportive! I've been dealing with horrendous anxiety for about a year now and have been trying to get out of the visious cycle. ...

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  • Ocular/Retinal Migraines For 2+ Years. Please help!!!!

    Hi all, I'm a bit of a newcomer to migraines but will give a breif outline. I have never really suffered from headaches during my life until now (i'm 29). There is no family history of migraines. Out of the blue, after a family function 2 years ago, we got home and I noticed the image out...

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  • Migraines with Aura - concern for Cadasil? PFO TAA ASA

    I started getting more migraines, so I researched and saw an article about Cadasil.  Does anyone have any personal stories to share about this disease? I seem to think I might have a connection to it in some way. I guess in the old days doctors thought it was not real. My mom had a stroke and ended...

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  • Migraine every evening

    I'm probably not experiencing a migraine but I'm unsure what it is. Basically, every evening I get extreme light sensitivity/noise sensitivity but mainly light. I get a really stuffy/tension headache at the front and now I usually end up sleeping early. It makes me feel incredibly nauseous too....

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  • Anyone Else Find Migraine Triggers Anxiety & Depression?

    Hello all, hope somebody can relate to this.  I've been suffering from Anxiety and Depression for about 2 years, but I'm in recovery now and most days I feel OK to normal.  However, on the day I have a migraine (and also the day after to a lesser extent) my anxiety and depression come...

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  • First ever migraine - numb face?

    Hello. Never had a migraine before (aged 44) and something's hapened to me and I wanted to check if it is a migraine, and if the after effecs are normal? On thursday, i started to get a squiffy feeling in my tummy and just didn't feel 'right'. Shortly after that, I felt like I'd...

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  • daith piercing

    Hi Everyone, I was watching This Morning, when a lady came on Friday mentioned suffering from Headaches/migraines, 3 years plus she had a Daith piercing and noticed significant improvement. I have googled looks interesting, as we all know though what works for one, may not  help all...

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  • ERGOTAMINE ???

    Anyone had any experience with taking Ergotamine to treat migraine headaches ? If so was ergotamine any good at treating a migraine ? How did you get ergotamine prescribed ?

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  • Auras on waking

    I recently have been getting alot of auras (Not the full migraine) I'm not sure what are the triggers (definitely light) plus no doubt the menopause but I have had a few on waking, I just wondered how common that was to wake up to one.

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  • Am I getting Migraines or headaches?

    Hello all, I really need help trying to figure out if I am suffering from Migraines or headaches. When I read the symptoms to both of those conditions I have some symptoms from each. Really hope someone can help? Basically my symptoms are: Dull achy pain across the whole of the top of my head and it...

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  • 2 week migraine aura!

    Hi I hope someone can help. I have recently been diagnosed with migraines after a lot of twoing and froing from hospital and they have prescribed me a new drug, amitriptyine. I am 1, worried as I am already on citrolapam for depression and 2, does anyone know if it will combat the auras? My auras are...

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  • Migraines when waking up

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this, I have always been a migraine sufferer but recently I have migraines as soon as I wake up in the morning, as if it has a been "brewing" in my sleep? Has anyone else had this? Did any medication/diet changes work for you? And reduce your...

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  • Does anyone have withdrawal info on Nortriptyline???

    I was on Nortriptyline for a year for migraine prevention.  I found it was making me extremely tired and my heart race.  I unfortunatelly stopped it two weeks ago abruptly.  Does anyone know how long wtihdrawal symptoms last for.  Still feel jumpy, brain zaps, insomnia and headache....

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  • No quality of life

    I am 53 and have suffered with migraine all my life but it was manageable and regular as clockwork-every 2 weeks,lasting approx 8 hours.However since 2013 they have become unbearable,lasting 3-4 days every week,accompanied with severe vomiting and unable to get out of bed or even move my head and leave...

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  • Flunarizine and migraines

    Hi all, I have had chronic migraine for 4 years. I have been taking Flunarizine for the last 5 months and amazingly I haven't had a migraine for the past 2 weeks! However....the side effects are really getting me down. I feel depressed, apathetic, jittery, agitated, like I want to vomit and my...

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  • Migraine Associated Vertigo - Anyone have luck with a cure?

    Hello my friends, ​First time on here, so here it goes. ​I'm not going to go into everything because this has been going on for over 10 years. My doctor has confirmed that my vertigo is caused by migraines but they have been pretty useless with any results. ​I have had blood tests, MRI's,...

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  • I'm Not Ok With Putting My Life On Hold!

    Hi all. I'm new to posting on this page but I read forums on here quite frequently. I read through the rules & didn't see anything against this type of post but if I'm in the wrong place please direct me to a better sub! Thanks!  I am at a loss with my doctors, I'm sure my...

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  • Had My first ocular Migraine that has left me with insane anxiety

    Hello there, Newbie here! Im hoping someone can help me with this issue. Last week I had my first ocular migraine. I was sitting on my phone and noticed a small flashing dot in the center of my vision. It was like when you look at something bright then look away. I thought it was from starring at my...

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  • What is going on!

    I use to have migraines from 1st grade till my freshmen year of highschool. They would be so bad I'd throw up, be dizzy, and sometimes loose vision. I think they were from school food and doing p.e. in the sun. After I got kicked out of the school for bad migraines they all stopped. I have been migraine...

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  • Worried about my symptoms

    hello fellow migraine sufferers. I have struggled with migraines over the past few years, however over the past 3 months or so they have become constant. This has had a huge impact on my day to day life and my relationships. I manage my migraines with painkillers, I was prescribed a migraine preventative,...

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