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Posted By : Louey - 10/18/2004 12:32 PM
Hey everyone!
 
I've been a migraine sufferer since I was about 16 (I'm  now  30). Lately, my migraines have been getting more frequent, so I decided to give accupuncture a go!
 
I usually use Imigran (Imitrex in the US I think) and Ibuprofen to control them, but since I'm suffering a couple of times a week nowadays, I wanted to see if anything else would help me, so I wouldn't have to pop so many pills.
 
I had my first session 4 days ago. It was a bit of an eyeopener! I really wasn't expecting much, but when I woke up the following morning, I felt amazing!
 
I've got another session booked for a couple of weeks time and I can barely wait!
 
Has anyone else had any relief from having accupuncture? I'd be interested to hear how you got along.
 
Also I've  got a great book from the library called 'Migraines for Dummies' which is proving helpful too - loads of useful info - I'd recommend reading it.
 

Posted By : Louey - 3/24/2005 9:17 AM

*UPDATE*

I have continued to have acupuncture, and I do think that it's helping with the migraines.

Also, it makes me feel so relaxed, which I think is wonderful, as my migraines are always worse when I'm stressed. :-)


Migraine sufferer since age 16
Me: 30yrs
Fiance: 32yrs
Kitten: 4 months old

Posted By : kayakmom - 3/27/2005 9:37 PM
This is so great to hear. My GP has recommended that I try it. I have not yet....need to find a good practitioner and give it a try!

Posted By : Isabel - 3/28/2005 3:38 PM
I also suffer really bad with migraines and I am willing to try anything just to have one day pain free so thank's I will certainly mention it to my gp the next time I go.I love cats I have 3,but they are not peddagrees just your normal domestic cat;s but I wouldn't part with them for anything,they alway's seem to no when I am having a really bad day.P.S I think your photo's are great. 

Posted By : tysmyboo - 3/28/2005 3:55 PM
Hi everyone~
 
Sorry I haven't been around much.
 
Glad to hear that accupuncture has been helping..keep me posted, one of these days when I have a few bucks I might try it!!!
 
 
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Posted By : Louey - 4/2/2005 1:19 PM
kayakmom said...
This is so great to hear. My GP has recommended that I try it. I have not yet....need to find a good practitioner and give it a try!
Definitely give it a go!! :-)


Migraine sufferer since age 16
Me: 30yrs
Fiance: 32yrs
Kitten: 4 months old

Posted By : Louey - 4/2/2005 2:16 PM
Isabel said...
I think your photo's are great. 
thanks yeah


Migraine sufferer since age 16
Me: 30yrs
Fiance: 32yrs
Kitten: 4 months old

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